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Another Obama Gaffe?

Today in Reading, PA, Obama told his audience that John McCain would be a better President than George W. Bush.

You have a real choice in this election. Either Democrat would be better than John McCain,” Obama said to cheers from a rowdy crowd in central Pennsylvania. Then he said: “And all three of us would be better than George Bush.

Honestly, is this guy for real? He praises Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, he claims that people in the Midwest lost jobs during Bill Clinton’s presidency, and now he’s telling voters that even if McCain wins in November, don’t worry, he won’t be as bad as Bush. Seems like a Freudian slip to me. I suspect that Dr. Freud would agree with me that Obama was simply revealing his real feelings. Continue reading