Top Leaderboard, Site wide
Left Masthead
August 30, 2015
Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
Sign up for Truthdig's Email NewsletterLike Truthdig on FacebookFollow Truthdig on TwitterSubscribe to Truthdig's RSS Feed

Get Truthdig's headlines in your inbox!

The Great Unraveling
Climate Models May Misjudge Soils’ Carbon Emissions

Fortune Smiles

Truthdig Bazaar more items

A/V Booth
Print this item

Obama Debuts Clean, Articulate Running Mate

Posted on Aug 24, 2008

Here he is, the man Barack Obama introduced Saturday as “the next president of the United States of America” (before immediately correcting the slip of the tongue). Following his introduction at the Springfield, Ill., event, Biden wowed the crowd with a sprightly trot to the podium, showcased his facility with the all-important politician’s point and waxed poetic about his personal history. Unseemly gaffes about Obama’s personal hygiene and command of language are apparently a thing of the past, the hatchet’s buried, and now the soon-to-be-nominated Democratic presidential hopeful and his newly announced partner, the senior senator from Delaware, are sharpening their battle axes in their quest for the White House.



Square, Site wide

New and Improved Comments

If you have trouble leaving a comment, review this help page. Still having problems? Let us know. If you find yourself moderated, take a moment to review our comment policy.

By hetzer, August 26, 2008 at 8:04 am Link to this comment

Three lousy assassination stunts so far.  So which one that might be coming could be real?  This is an old military stunt.  Mount bogus attacks to keep everyone busy while the real thing stabs the victim in the back.
Obama, you’re too good for this world.

Biden may have been selected because crooks talked him into picking him.  He would make a good successor for them if Obama is killed.  Obama has become the perfect sacrificial lamb for the crooks.  If they kill him they demoralize and weaken the left for good.  They will destroy their will to fight.  It is the same with Anwar.  Environmentalists but toomany eggs in a remote basket.  The goal for the crooks is not the oil.  They want to destroy the environmental movement by destroying its will to fight.

Report this

By Big B, August 25, 2008 at 6:38 pm Link to this comment

Now that he’s chosen Biden, I only wonder about one thing. Does Barry get to call him “honkey” a couple of times?

Report this

By kalitos, August 25, 2008 at 2:29 pm Link to this comment

Im not shure how real this is.

Report this
Right 1, Site wide - BlogAds Premium
Right Skyscraper, Site Wide
Right Internal Skyscraper, Site wide
Right 2, Site wide - Blogads
Join the Liberal Blog Advertising Network

Like Truthdig on Facebook