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Phoenix man

Subj: Re: I have to admit...
Posted: Sun Oct 19, 2008 at 01:46:24 am EDT (Viewed 507 times)
Reply Subj: Re: I have to admit...
Posted: Sat Oct 18, 2008 at 11:08:37 am EDT

> > > Just so I don't steal a potential page click for the site:
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> > > McCain and Obama attended a charity roast this week, where they made fun of themselves, each other, and various other things. All for charity.
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> > > I don't want to ruin any of the jokes for you, since both candidates did a good job.
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> > > But my favorite one from McCain had to do with Hilary Clinton. And my favorite one from Obama was talking about who gave him his name.
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> > > And please, lets try to keep the negativity out of this. We need a positive political thread.
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> > ***I wasn't expecting to laugh, but I did...McCain was surprisingly funny. I LOL when Obama said that it is possible that he is too awesome. Over all McCain actually made me laugh more.
> McCain was either funnier or at the very least had better material. Either way he delivered it well. I think this is one of those things where experience helped since McCain seemed more comfortable in a role that politicians don't usually take.

McCain has always been hilarious. It's part of what made his past runs at high office fail - he was simply too honest and brazen in jokes and actual beliefs. For this race, he has buttoned down and lost nearly everything I liked about him for the years when he was a regular fixture on Daily Show, condemned the right wing bigots that call themselves religious leaders, etc.

To me he was definitely the funnier of the two at this dinner - because this is what he's best at. Obama's inspirational, but to be honest he's usually not that funny. He was still good though, and I think everyone agrees what his best joke was. \:\) The competition was closer than I thought it was be. Both did very well!

And YES this was a competition! According to me, at least. \:D

If only McCain could be this cool for the whole campaign (though then he'd probably lose the nomination again).

I hope I didn't make this thread negative, that really wasn't my intent - I was actually just so happy to see the McCain I used to "know" - and I've realized many people aren't aware that he even existed in the first place, which is too bad.

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