No keeping things under the rug anymore. Obama’s coming out swinging and looks like he’s itching for a fight. What ever happened to hope and change?
Is this guy scary or what? Why is the presumptive Democratic nominee talking about a Presidential Election campaign in terms of a “knife and gun” fight? This is Presidential level discourse? Shouldn’t he be talking about ideas, programs, platforms, and policies?
He sounds like he’s inciting a riot in using terms like that. And what is shameful is that he lives from within a mindset that could even conjure up the analogy, and use it before an audience. This is just getting worse and worse. I guess he’s planning on skipping over that debate/town hall foolishness and taking it directly to the streets.
From The Hill’s Blog Briefing Room:
Obama on GOP: ‘If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun’
Barack Obama is warning supporters that the general election fight between him and John McCain may get ugly, but the Illinois senator is vowing not to back down.
“If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun,” Obama said at a fundraiser in Philadelphia Friday, according to pool reports.
“We don’t have a choice but to win,” Obama said, joking that he has heard “folks in Philly like a good brawl. I’ve seen Eagles games.”
Obama again said that the GOP will make try to make him look “scary” to voters.
Obama pledging to swing back at the GOP drew much applause from the crowd.
Republican National Committee spokesman Alex Conant said Obama’s rhetoric abandons Obama’s campaign themes of hope and change.
“In the last 24 hours, he’s completely abandoned his campaign’s call for ‘new politics’, equating the election to a ‘brawl’ and promising to ‘bring a gun,’” Conant said.
Obama doesn’t need any help from the GOP to make him look “scary” — he’s doing quite fine on his own, thank you very much.
UPDATE: Here’s further coverage via Time Magazine of the event. It seems as though the PA leadership, as mentioned earlier, Rendell, Casey, are fully on board the Kool-Aid train. It’s a movin’ down the track, and it ain’t comin’ back. Woo woo! We’re dreamin’ if we think they’re a lookin’ back. Governor Mark Warner (D-VA) has, however, removed himself from VP consideration, reports Politico’s Ben Smith, after he accepted his state’s Dem nomination for the U.S. Senate race in November.
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WHAT A GREAT BLOG SITE YOU HAVE…INCL YOUR CATAGORY LINKS…THANX A LOT…I LIKE THAT YOU DON’T SEEM TO WANT TO BACK DOWN, BACK TRACK RE THE THEFT OF HILLARY’S TOP OF THE TICKET SPOT…OBAMA’S CAUCUS OPERATIVES AND THE DNC STOLE REPEAT STOLE IT FROM HER…I WAS A SEC FOR PRICINCT 36 IN SEATTLE, WA..AND DIDN’T REALIZE WHAT WAS GOING DOWN TILL AFTER IT WAS OVER(PRICINCT TABLE HOPPING…SIGNING IN IN MORE THEN ONE PRINCINCT, NO ID REQUIRED…DIDN’T HAVE TO STAY FOR VOTE COUNT…PEOPLE WORKING/AND/OR OLD NOT ABLE TO ATTEND)…A HAND WRITING EXPERT WOULD BE ABLE TO PROOVE THIS…WHY HASN’T ANYONE SUED THE STATE DEMO’S AND THE DNC RE VOTER FRAUD? NEW TO INVOLVEMENT IN POLITICS..DON’T UNDERSTAND SOME OF THIS STUFF…SORRY ABT ALL CAPS…I JUST FEEL LIKE SHOUTING ALL THE TIME!!!! I’M SO UPSET!!!WHERE WAS ANYONE WHO IS FAMILIAR WITH THE INNER WORKINGS OF THESE MAJOR PARTYS THERE TO PROTECT OUR VOTES…WHAT DO WE HAVE LEFT IF EVEN THEY ARE SO CORRUPT??? I INTEND TO VOTE FOR MCCAIN(DON’T WANT HILLARY FOR VP IN BO’S CORRUPT REGIME)…WILL WORK TO FORM A MAJOR CENTRIST THIRD PARTY THAT COUNTS EVERYONES VOTE…AND MAKES IT EASY TO VOTE…JUST ONE VOTE.
Gee, I guess even he has to cling to his guns when he no longer has a religion…
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“WILL WORK TO FORM A MAJOR CENTRIST THIRD PARTY THAT COUNTS EVERYONES VOTE…AND MAKES IT EASY TO VOTE…JUST ONE VOTE” and easy and honest to count.