Since so much of what Barack Obama has had to say has sounded like nonsense and snake oil to so many people and since many people consider him to be an underhanded and dishonest politician that cant be trusted , and given that he has recently made news by reversing himself and breaking his pledge on public financing, embracing the anti-civil liberties telecom immunity bill and making statements about Jerusalem that has angered both sides, I decided the best way to find out what it was about Obama that attracted his supporters was to ask one.
MR: So tell me, what has Senator Obama ever accomplished
that qualifies him to be President of the United States?
OS: There you go again playing the old politics of the past.
MR: So accomplishment is the old politics of the past?
MR: So the new politics, the one Senator Obama and you
support and represent is that you don't have to
actually have done anything to be President.
OS: Senator Obama represents hope.
MR: Hope for what?
MR: Hope for hope?
MR: I see.
OS: And Senator Obama represents change.
MR: What kind of change? from what to what?
OS: Just change.
MR: But it has to be change from something to something.That's
what change is.
OS: Senator Obama stands for a new change in Washington
and a new change in politics, ejecting the old
politics of the past.
MR: The old politics where you had to actually
OS: Yes.And hope and change.
MR: But you cant say what kind of hope and change
OS: Not yet.
MR: Why not?
OS; He hasn't told us yet.
MR: Do you expect him to?
OS: I don't know.
MR: What kind of change are we talking about?
OS: A new beginning.
MR: Wouldn't anyone represent a new beginning after 8 years
OS: Not this kind of beginning.
MR: And what kind of beginning is that?
OS: A beginning of hope and change.
MR: If Senator Obama represents change from the old
politics why did he use an old Washington insider to
vet his vice- presidential candidates and then have
to dump him because he was involved in shady loans deals?
OS: You're using that as a distraction.
MR: What's it distracting from?
OS: Senator Obama's message.
MR: And what message is that?
OS: Hope and change.
MR: Senator Obama broke his pledge to finance
his campaign with public money, something he
promised during the primary. He went back on
OS: Sometimes you have to.
OS: To fight against the old politics of the past so he
can do what the country needs.
MR: And what's that?
OS: Bring hope and change.
MR: Hope and change for what?
OS: For what matters.
MR: What matters?
OS: Hope and change
MR: Okay so what would be the single biggest change
Senator Obama would accomplish if he were elected?
OS: He's African American.
MR: That's not an accomplishment that's genetics.
OS: You're being divisive. That would be a big change.
MR: But when the country elects the first black President
shouldn't it be because he or she is the best candidate
and the fact that they are black be totally besides the
OS: No. It's about hope and change.
MR: Is it hope for change or hope and change
OS: Either one. its up to you.Its all good.
MR: So it doesn't matter.
OS: No.And he can unify people and bring them together.Help
us over come the divisions that divide us.
MR: Then why is the Democratic Party the most divided in
it's history with almost half the party against him and
most refusing to vote for him?
OS: Uneducated racist Clinton voters.
MR: What flavor Kool-Aid is that?
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