Saturday, September 27, 2008

Agreeing with John McCain: not a bad thing

Here's a link to a post I wrote on DailyKos and MyDD (reclisted on the latter) arguing that Barack Obama's statements of agreement with John McCain were not only not harmful, but actually productive in light of the current mindset of the American people. Key preview quote:

At a time when regular citizens are tired of the partisanship in Washington and are looking for who is actually going to provide solutions to problems rather than engaging in even more partisan hackery, there are certainly situations less appealing to the American people than, say, a United States Senator having the temerity to agree with another United States Senator in a public debate forum about both economic and foreign policy issues.

That contrasts strongly with John McCain's debate performance, in which he couldn't even look Obama in the eye for the full 90-minute session...


Read the full post here.

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Absolutely hilarious debate video



It's damn funny, but it makes a good point. I wish I were cool like this guy.