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Old 11-11-2008, 10:20 AM
 
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The election is over...why are we still making fun of Palin? It's almost like democrats don't have anything to talk about if they aren't allowed to bash republicans
Cause right now Palin is a camera w h o r e, point a camera at her and she just won't shut up.
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Old 11-11-2008, 11:41 AM
 
Location: Center of the universe
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Still, he had a lot more money to sell himself to the American people than McCain did. Which only proves he had more money and was better at packaging and selling himself, not that he's better presidential material.
He had more money because he was better Presidential material. See what I'm saying?
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Old 11-11-2008, 11:55 AM
 
Location: OH->FL->NJ
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>This is true, and I do fault McCain for running a rather poor campaign.<

Bingo

McCain ran into the middle of a perfect storm while running his poor campaign.

1) Unpopular President
2) Poor economy with very recent very bad news
3) Lousy ground game
4) Ran against a rock star with a clear message (even if they message itself was unclear)
5) Opponent ran masterful campaign.
6) Opponent used rock star status combined with internet savvy money machine to rack up MASSIVE money.
7) Media itself largely enamored with Obama. Just ask Chris "shivering legs" Matthews.
7a) Gave early Palin interviews to hostile media rather than lapdog media. Start on the friendly side of town folks.
8) As typical, the electorate blamed the president, not congress, who also bears blame. Dont whine. It killed Carter too.
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Old 11-11-2008, 12:03 PM
 
Location: San Antonio Texas
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I can't find any specific articles right now, but if you look around you'll find lots of pieces about how Obama's "ground game" outdid McCain's in every way.

In some states the field offices outnumbered McCain's about 40 to 0!

If you were a "targetted" Obama voter your chances of getting contacted, phone call or door knock, was about 100%.

Having a national director, state directors, regional directors, city/county directors and neighborhood directors, came out of having an excellent community organized operation.

golfgod
hee-hee! i thought the very same thing as i spent my hours knocking on the obama voters' doors in sta fe, new mexico. i never once came across a mccain supporter doing the same thing. in my local obama office, there were only 2 paid staffers! there were at least 20 other full time volunteers who worked for free. on a night geared to recruit more volunteers, 111 sta feans pledged to gotv for obama. there were 40 obama offices in the state compared to 9 "shared" offices for mccain. In the end, Obama beat Mccain by 15 points in NM. i KNEW that i was part of a campaign for someone who was going to make a difference in our country.
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Old 11-12-2008, 04:53 AM
 
Location: MI
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Sarah Palin invited all the hate on herself. And as long as we are talking about 2012- the hate on her will keep coming. During the campaign, she wanted to stand up on a podium and tell lies about Obama- but then gets a** hurt when someone campaigns hard against her or uncovers just how unprepared and out of touch she really is. Sure she can give you some innocent, "I'm a woman, I'm a hockey mom mainstream media"- but so what?

She stepped into the Lion's Den and then went on personal attack- get ready to be devoured

Palin doesn't stand a chance in 2010, in 2012, or ever
Sarah will have to study very hard in depth to gain any confidence of American voters. Even with the two interviews she has given lately, she comes across as being totally aware of what is going on in the world and what happened during her campaign. She must know that she is unqualified to be a world leader so why even apply for the job.
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Old 11-12-2008, 04:59 AM
 
Location: MI
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Still, he had a lot more money to sell himself to the American people than McCain did. Which only proves he had more money and was better at packaging and selling himself, not that he's better presidential material.
JM has been around forever thus he did not have to sell himself. Money was not needed to unwrap/expose JM people knew enough beore the campaign began.
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Old 11-12-2008, 05:50 AM
 
Location: Louisiana
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I can't find any specific articles right now, but if you look around you'll find lots of pieces about how Obama's "ground game" outdid McCain's in every way.

In some states the field offices outnumbered McCain's about 40 to 0!

If you were a "targetted" Obama voter your chances of getting contacted, phone call or door knock, was about 100%.

Having a national director, state directors, regional directors, city/county directors and neighborhood directors, came out of having an excellent community organized operation.

golfgod

I don't get any connection between the body of your post and your headline. Was it meant to get those who have an unfounded hatred for Sarah or what?
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Old 11-12-2008, 05:51 AM
 
Location: Louisiana
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Cause right now Palin is a camera w h o r e, point a camera at her and she just won't shut up.
Maybe you ought to.
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Old 11-14-2008, 10:49 PM
 
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rosinante wrote;
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I don't get any connection between the body of your post and your headline. Was it meant to get those who have an unfounded hatred for Sarah or what?
Back about 100 years ago (early September) Sarah Palin asked at the RNC; what does a community organizer do? (not her exact words) "I guess a small town mayor is like a CO, except with actual responsibilties!".

Turns out that her snarkiness was just an act to cover up a lack of knowledge about what even a small town mayor's job actually was. But in the long run the CO turned out a "50 state strategy" and really drove the numbers up.

Clear now?

golfgod
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Old 11-14-2008, 10:52 PM
 
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Cause right now Palin is a camera w h o r e, point a camera at her and she just won't shut up.

Damn, you just described the last 16 years of Hitlery! Well done.
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