The media was going to act like a gotcha question no matter what answer she gave. No matter how stupid the answer may seem, it limited alot of damage.The media has been acting like it was a gotcha question because of the awful answer she gave. Really? All of the newspapers and magazines? Besides being a fabrication, it's an utterly stupid answer.
Well for one you are not in a pressured environment to think of a answer on your feet. Second that one magazine would be scrutinized and treated as your only source of information even if you said it wasn't. I mean my god how many weeks were we treated "Zomg McCain thinks 3 Million is rich! When McCain said he was joking and just naming a number off the top of his head?" These guys do not care how you preface it if they can embarrass you.I don't think it wouldv'e mattered. Obviously no one can read every newspaper and magazine, it would've been a lot easier to just give one she read, but mention that she wasn't so narrow minded as to use it as her only source of news. look at that, I am smarter the sarah Palin. Of course i already knew that.
Biden possibly, but then again how many times do we hear about Biden's son being a lobbiest who has influenced some of his vote.Well she was a very unexpected choise, and no one knew anything abotu her. Biden has been in politics a long time, so a lot was already known about him, and Obama has been running for about a year and a half, so hes gotten his own share of media attention spread out across the campaign.
Obama? HELL NO. Obama has not gotten 1/10th of the media scrutiny as Palin got. I mean Obama was in the race for a year before you heard one peep about Wright. It isn't until now that you hear about Ayres and that is after the McCain Campaign has brought him up. They are still mum about Pflager, or Obama ties to Rezco, or his ties to ACORN or his ties to Mayor Daily. To say that Obama has been running for about a year and a half so he's gotten near the same amount of media scrutiny as Palin has shows a substantial lack of understanding on how much of a pass that Obama has gotten by the media.
How about this, once the media en mass starts going after the Obama Campaign to release his own birth certificate to prove he is a US Citizen, then you can start making comparisons between him and Palin.
Funny how mine wasn't.Obviously exxagerating.
What happens in polls today, and what happens on election day are two absolutely different matters. Biden's Gaffs about Ohio State and Coal have done alot of potential damage, and has given the McCain camp mountains of material to run on subjects that are very close to voters hearts in several states.Killing off states? i dont know if you've seen the latest polls, but 4 battle ground states now lean toword Obama, and the electorate maps now give Obama 264 out of 270 reqiured EVs. This last week has been such a trainwreck for McCain, that according to gallup, Obama hit 50. In october! Thats unheard of for a Democrat.
Then Biden lost as well if you want to play it that angle as he skipped several questions as well.ha, alright, lets talk about the debate then. No way did she win. At all. Skipping questions are not how to win a debate.
Here is how Palin won the debate, and it comes down to something that has been around since Nixon versus Kennedy. Biden like Nixon came off as knowledgable ( Again even though his knowledge was wrong in many parts ). But Palin like Kennedy came off more likable, and in the end, that is what wins debates on the Presidential level.
Again you work for the McCain Campaign? And as I said, trust isn't given, it is earned. The Media was floating questions about her baby's f'ing birth certificate. You have to be partisan or stupid to think the media was going to treat her with even a ounce of dignity or respect at a time where they are going so absolutely insane to trash her.The campaign obviously doesn't trust her. They trust McCain to talk to the media, they themselves talk to the media, why did they wait so long for Palin to talk to the media?
Just becuase they are going to be twisted does not mean you do not continue to try and speak to the people. I mean my god even the AP has become a part of the "Gotcha Media" after this weekend's absolutely Partisan report about how Palin was being racist for saying Obama's radical associations show that he doesn't view this country like normal every day people view this country. There is absolutely nothing racist about that, but you have the AP going after her and losing a lot of credibility.Then why is McCain still issuing press releases if they're obviously only going to be twisted against him by the gotcha media?
Like one pundit put it this morning. "Is this the AP or the Daily Kos?!"