Rove slams Obama over 'bitter' comments, flag pin

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    Not a big fan of Rove, but I'd say he nails it this time.

    *patiently awaits barrage of mud from the leftoids* :badgrin:
     
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    *yawn* :rolleyes:

    Wow. Rove slams Democrat. Dog bites man. Sun rises in East.
     
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    Interesting the 180 you do from attempting to dismiss this in comparison to the alarmism, fearmongering and fabrications based on assumptions you manage to pull out where conservatives/Republicans are concerned.;)
     
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    Not assumptions. History and evidence.
     
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    I'm so shocked you'd agree with McCain's "informal advisor". And even more shocked that Rove would disparage Obama on a really stupid issue, since, of course, flag pins are so much more important than knowing the difference between shi'a and sunni in this day and age.
     
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    I actually think that Obama's bitter comments did hurt him in the primaries following it...it did not go over well with the Average American, made him appear to be an elitist, unable to connect with the average Joe....

    thus the loss of the working class voter that the polls are reporting. He's still got some mending to do for that gaff..... and even if he was white, that comment would be haunting him...imho.

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    I don't think it helped him, but I also think it's done, otherthan the fact that Rove wanted to keep it alive by commenting on it. I also am not convinced that anyone who was bothered by it was ever going to vote for Obama anyway. Ultimately, there's a huge disparity between McCain and Obama on real issues. It should be easy enough for people to make a choice based on those issues. I don't care if McCain called his wife a name. I DO care if his temper is so bad as to make him irrational. I don't care if Obama wears a flag pin. I DO care if he will pacify Hamas or pull troops out so quickly that they're in danger. I don't care if McCain has a cup of coffee with Rev Hagee or Obama with Rev Wright.... I DO care if McCain is trading my right to choice for the endorsement of the religious right the same as I'd care if Obama picked a cabinet that saw Israel as (how did Rev Wright put it?)... oh yeah, "state sponsored terrorism".

    So, yeah, I'm tired of Karl Rovian electoral tactics. There are too many real issues to discuss.
     
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    Since Rove doesn't have the swift boaters to tell some more lies, he is searching for someone else to do the dirty work.
     
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    Very well said Jillian, and I am with ya on most all of the issues you mentioned....but i still don't know how Obama stands even on some of the issues you mentioned...i will have to do some research...

    care
     
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    Everyone will be relieved to know that sometimes he wears the flag pin.

    http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1779544,00.html
     

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