Campaign Updates and Media Headlines 8/23/08
This ticket is the most upside-down thing the world has seen since the crucifixion of St. Peter (by Joseph Cannon at Cannonfire)
AP: Obama's Choice of Biden Shows Lack of Confidence (by Jeralyn at TalkLeft)
The Associated Press' analysis of Sen. Barack Obama's pick of Joe Biden to be his VP: It shows a lack of confidence on Obama's part: “The candidate of change went with the status quo. In picking Sen. Joe Biden to be his running mate, Barack Obama sought to shore up his weakness — inexperience in office and on foreign policy — rather than underscore his strength as a new-generation candidate defying political conventions.”
Caucus Fraud: Coming soon to your convention (by riverdaughter at The Confluence)
After all, what is a party convention but one giant caucus? And what has Obama’s campaign been up to the last couple of months but figuring out new ways of intimidating, bullying, deceiving and poaching Hillary’s delegates? This stuff is second nature to the Obama campaign by now. After all, It worked so well during the primary season.
John Siegal of WeWillNotBeSilenced said they will have copies of the DVD if anyone needs one in Denver.—Caro
Thanks to Ann MacNaughton, via email:
Great news! Texas SD 13 Clinton Delegate John Grothues reports this morning: …[W]e have received instructions from the Hillary people to vote for Hillary the first time. Then vote as our conscience dictates. Which for most of us means - Hillary again and again. You can be sure and can tell everyone, that I can conceive of no way that I can be bullied to change my vote.
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