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      12-07-2009, 06:55 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by ragingclue View Post
No; every campaign is full of embellishments. It was shocking how ridiculous some of BO's claims were, but even more shocking was the cult-like following he gathered based on these outlandish and ridiculous claims.... The Obama campaign was run perfectly; the objective is to win. They saw that feeding the American public what they wanted to hear was working, so they ran with it. The promoted BO's popularity and took full advantage of how sick and tired everyone was of Bush (and therefore the Republican Party). Celebrities piled on the bandwagon in record numbers, further distorting the purpose of the election.

It turned into a popularity contest. BO's people recognized it and ran with it. McCain's campaign was one of the biggest train wrecks I've seen in a while. If you want to win, you have to play the game right. One side did, and one side didn't.

Now we're all fucked anyway.
+1 Dead on.