Milk It

Milk It

Milk It

A campaign blog.
March 10 2008 12:30 PM

Milk It

Strained metaphor of the day goes to Lt. Gen. Joe Ballard, who on a conference call today compared the ability to be commander in chief to milking a cow:

"Just because you recognize the cow doesn’t mean you know how to milk it. … No one can tell you how to milk the cow. You have to know how to do that yourself. … There’s no doubt in my mind that Obama can recognize the cow. But his body of experience doesn’t necessarily make him know how to milk one."

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So whereas Obama would have to call in a team of cow-milking consultants (or just Google it ), Clinton would go right for the udder.