Original Link: http://noquarterusa.net/blog/2008/09/08/the-lefties-need-a-panic-room-or-maybe-a-padded-room/
Uh oh. They’re beginning to panic!
Primal Scream by TPM’s Josh Marshall:
The TPM email bag this morning is chock of emails saying, in so many words, is it time to panic? […]
[W]e’re left to take it on faith that [Obama’s campaign people] know what they’re doing, without having much way of seeing for ourselves [in the messaging and air war].
I certainly hope they do. But what I see is a campaign that is for some reason either unwilling or unable to take the initiative in the national messaging war. It’s all reactive. And, yeah, that worries me.
We’re Gonna Frickin’ Lose this Thing by HuffPo’s Adam McKay:
“Stop saying that!” my wife says to me. But this is not a high school football game and I’m not a cheerleader with a bad attitude. This is an election and as things stand now, we’re gonna frickin’ lose this thing. Obama and McCain at best are even in the polls nationally and in a recent Gallup poll McCain is ahead by four points.
Something is not right. We have a terrific candidate and a terrific VP candidate. We’re coming off the worst eight years in our country’s history. Six of those eight years the Congress, White House and even the Supreme Court were controlled by the Republicans and the last two years the R’s have filibustered like tantrum throwing 4-year-olds, yet we’re going to elect a Republican who voted with that leadership 90% of the time and a former sportscaster who wants to teach Adam and Eve as science? That’s not odd as a difference of opinion, that’s logically and mathematically queer [sic]. …
To what does McKay point as the biggest reason the Democratic ticket is going to lose?
Because they’re owned by EVIL CORPORATIONS.
Never mind that Barack Obama has enjoyed such worshipful and positive press it’s a wonder that the Vatican hasn’t beatified him yet.
Adam has a bunch of other reasons, including voter fraud. That will no doubt give NancyA here fits of giggles, given the shenanigans that ACORN and MoveOn are pulling around the country, and which NancyA has done a superb job of chronicling.
Not once do these Obama followers take a good hard look in the mirror.
Not once do these Obama followers consider that — through thuggery and vicious attacks — they beat down the very best, most qualified, most knowledgeable, and most experienced candidate AND every one of us, her still-devoted supporters.
They just don’t get it.
They just don’t realize that the average American sees through the rhetoric of Barack Obama and is worried that he simply doesn’t have enough experience or hasn’t earned the nation’s trust.
There was a fascinating blog post a few days ago that I’ve kept open in a window, waiting for a chance to feature it. The title:
WHY OBAMA DIDN’T WAIT
You’ll love this section:
Obama should have waited four years or eight.
But he didn’t wait - even though he knew he wasn’t ready:
SO, WHY DID HE IGNORE HIS OWN OPINION AND RUSH INTO IT LAST YEAR??
Because his collective (Ayers, Axelrod, The Chicago Machine, Teddy Kennedy et al) decided this was the year - (because of the weakening economy, a faltering war in Iraq, low approval rating for the GOP and Bush, etc.): they all believed all they had to do was pick off Hillary and they could waltz into the White House.
So they pushed him in.
Too bad for them The Surge worked and the economy has been holding off a recession - albeit by the slimmest of margins. (If we can get oil down some more I think there will be no recession. PREDICTION $99/barrel within ten days!)
But more importantly, the Obama Collective failed to see ONCE AGAIN that most Americans don’t want to return to the failed policies of the past.
We don’t want Carter Redux. …
(Read all at The Astute Blogger.)
Do the besotted Obamabots need a panic room? Or a padded room?
Or just a whole hell of a lot of conversations with REAL, REGULAR Americans. You know, those “white trash” people.
Only then will they begin to get a clue as to why real voters are just plain worried about Obama — because he IS NOT ready.
Here’s one thing that the besotted Obamabots will learn: Those “white trash” Americans ALWAYS vote.
Because they HONOR their country and they were raised by their “white trash” parents to know that voting is a sacred obligation.
On November 4th, the elitist Obamabot youth who’ve never had to work two jobs to keep food on the table may roll over in bed or get into a conversation with a hot new love interest and forget all about voting.
But those “white trash” people will show up and vote.
They are the Americans we’ve always been able to count on, for everything from voting to fighting our wars.
They’re people who are alien to the lefty elitists, but most of us at this blog know them, and many of us ARE them.
– Susan, a proud “white trash” voter