Obama: The Man from Burberry's

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May 13 2008 4:34 PM

Don't Fear the Burberry

Where Obama buys "off the rack."

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If he was so agonized "at the beginning" of his campaign that he was thinking of leaving the church, why did he then reassure people during that campaign that his church wasn't controversial? ... [And is this a "new kind of politics."--ed Yes, that one's always there too!] ... Much more  here. ... 2:25 P.M.

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Speaking of [Richard] Holbrooke, I have it on good authority that, not only does the former UN ambassador believe that he'll be Secretary of State if either Clinton or Obama wins, he genuinely thinks he'll have a comparable position if McCain wins.

Makes the whole election thing seem kind of superfluous. ... P.S.: And Steve Clemons thinks Holbrooke's already picked his deputy. ... [via Insta] 12:36 P.M.

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Friday, March 14, 2008

If it offends you I condemn it!

"All of the statements that have been the subject of controversy are ones that I vehemently condemn." -- Barack Obama

This seems to be the General Rule of Obama--if it's going to damage him, he condemns it! And rejects and denounces. Vehemently! The Rule would seem to apply to all past and future controversial statements--his campaign could get that sentence printed up on little laminated cards and hand them out to reporters, or include them after the statements of all Obama surrogates, like those fine-print 'void where prohibited' waivers. "Condemned if controversial."

Is it that easy? Noam Scheiber raise some questions, especially:

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