Posts Tagged ‘read them their rights’

Obama Dismisses and Attacks, Then Whines About Dismissals and Attacks

September 4, 2008

I had to laugh when I heard Barack Obama’s plaintive whining about Sarah Palin last night.  I got the mental image of a kid sniffing while describing how a mean girl beat him up on the way home from school:

Wednesday night on stage in St. Paul, both Sarah Palin and Rudy Giuliani belittled Obama’s work as a community organizer in Chicago in the 80s. Obama called the reaction “curious,” as if he were trying to jump from a post-college job to the presidency.

“The question I have for them is that why would that kind of work be ridiculous? Who are they fighting for?” he said. “I think maybe that’s the problem – that’s part of why they’re out of touch and they don’t get it because they haven’t spent much time working on behalf of those folks.”

And he’s got his equally teary-eyed friends, like campaign manager David Plouffe, whining with him: (more…)