Monday, October 13, 2008

Props to McCain

McCain has finally said something to his ignorant supporters who think throwing around racial slurs and hate speech is acceptable campaigning. You don't like Obama because he's an Arab? Really? What planet are you from, lady, that you think that (a) that's a valid reason not to like someone and (b) it's true?

6 comments:

bawb said...

Props indeed. What a reassuring note to start the week on. Thanks.

SenecaSis said...

I've been wondering what that white suprem--oops, lady's face looked like. All the clips on TV only showed the back of her head.

I'd agree with you about the props--but I really don't think he deserves them. I think his "defense" of Barack was little more than an effort to salvage his own character. After all, it's his campaign that has sparked many of these controversial rumours of Obama's ethnicity and religion.

svoid said...

Yes, I was fascinated by this. McCain actually gained a few points in my book for coming out and correcting this lady. But what does that say about your campaign when you've inspired ignorance to such a degree that you actually need to stand up and defend your opponent?

Mr. Fob said...

BAWB: You're welcome

Sis and Svoid: Yeah, I do question how much McCain is responsible for this kind of misinformation in the first place, either directly or indirectly, but still I give him credit for saying something. Personally I think the fact that his campaign attracts such ignorance has more to do with the current state of the Republican party than with McCain himself. But don't expect me to start wearing McCain shirts anytime soon.

Sir Jupiter said...

I bought Obama undies today.

They're fire truck red.

Mr. Fob said...

Sir Jupe: I imagine that's the most effective way to campaign in your, ahem, line of work. Wink wink.