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Wednesday: Compare and Contrast

Here is the McCain-Palin sign I see on my way to work each day:

And HERE is what a typical Obama-Biden sign looks like:

Forget for a moment that after 30 years in the senate, Biden is the one with the wherewithal to be on top, why the heck would Biden put up with his name printed in a smaller font and fading into the background?  It’s humiliating.  At least with my McCain/Palin sign (er, my mom bought it for me.  It’s in the garage.) the candidates names show no difference in size or color.  The sign lists the candidates by seniority and position.  It looks like Palin is a partner and McCain doesn’t have problems sharing the spotlight as long as he’s on top.  It’s respectful, a collaboration, a mentoring thing.

OBAMABiden? It really is all about him, isn’t it?  And don’t forget the “O”.  Obama is a brand.  He represents every spritely twinkle in the glazed eyes of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models with PhDs in Architecture.  One can almost see them skipping off into the distance on the scarlet bricked road into Obamaland, Jack Russell terrier in arms, ruby slippers on their feet, picnic basket packed with organic apples and tofurkey sandwiches on sprouted whole wheat bread.  Obama’s not just wholesome, he’ll grow strong bodies in eight ways.  He is the Wonder Bread candidate, if they made it with unbleached flour grown on the gentle spring fed soils of the prairie.  What???  You say the prairie has no gentle spring fed soil and it’s all irrigated?  I suppose you’re going to tell me he’s not organic either.

Shocked, SHOCKED.

Meanwhile, Mr. Inspiration P.F. Flyer is going to spend a hefty chunk of that $150 million he collected last month so he can explain it all to you stupid, low information voters.  He’s probably going to be decked out in a blue tie and will sit in a vaguely Oval Office-esque setting – with flags and pictures of the fam on the desk.  It’s hard to fake sincerity but he’s going to try.  He’ll talk to you earnestly, in a measured, conversational cadence.  He doesn’t want to go too fast for you.  At sometime during the half hour, he’ll say, “Look, blah-de-blah-de-blah”, like you would totally Get. It. if you would just pay attention to him for a minute.  {{Sigh}}  Obama, the DNC and the Obots rigged the primary for your own good, you clueless people.  Once he’s installed in the Oval Office you’ll see what a benevolent dictator he really is.  Just believe, Ok?  Click those Ruby slippers three times and say, “There’s no one like O.  There’s no one like O.”

Of course, as Glinda said, you have the power to change things anytime you want.  You can click those slippers whenever and for whomever you damn well please.  And I damn well please to spend that half hour talking to Sheri and Darragh on The Lions Share on NO WE WON’T PUMA United Radio (PURrrr) at 8PM EST.  Why not join us?  Bring your house and maybe we’ll find someone to drop it on.

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