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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Overheard at the DNC

“John McCain calls himself a maverick, but he votes with George Bush 90 percent of the time. That’s not a maverick. That’s a sidekick!”

- Senator Bob Casey, D-PA

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Another good one:

"A woman voting for John McCain would be like a chicken voting for Colonel Sanders"
- Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood



Post your favorite DNC quotes in the comment section. There are lots to choose from.

8 comments:

  1. Loved it. hehehe
    Did you see Beau Biden introduce Joe Biden? Really touching. I'm a big sap, so it had me very emotional. When he said he, his brother & dad married Jill, that was it for me.
    I was very impressed that Joe Biden's son is Attorney General for DE. Then to find out the reason he asked people to help & watch out for his dad because he wouldn't there is because he's in the National Guard & is being deployed to Iraq? Tear factory again.

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  2. "No Way, No How, No McCain"! Hillary
    Don't like the woman, but loved the line.

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  3. Is there no one else watching the DNC???
    Here's another:
    US Congressman Patrick Murphy(my Congressman), recounting his tour in Iraq in 2003 w/ the 82nd Airborne:
    "One of my gunners said to me, 'What the hell are we doing here?'"

    (A little history, he went there firmly supporting the effort, & then saw what a fucked up mess it was, & realized we should be in Afghanistan, not Iraq. He came home & ran for Congress to try to help change things. He then beat a firmly entrenched Republican in a forever Republican district by a less than 1% margin.)
    No one but CSPAN thought he was important enough to air his speech, so if you'd like, you can see it here:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddlhA0beVgU
    Sorry to go on, but I just love the guy, & the speech highlights his commitment to taking care of vets & their families when they come home.

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  4. "John McCain may pay hundreds of dollars for his shoes, but we're the ones who will pay for his flip flops" - New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson

    hee

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  5. "The same policies, those policies? Hey, I believe in recycling, but that's ridiculous!"
    Al Gore

    hehehehe I love the speech writers

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  6. Any thoughts from our resident Alaskans on McCain's VP pick?

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  7. [hijack] So what do you think about McCain's pick? I've never heard of her, but picking a woman in general was a pretty smart move, don'cha think? There's lots of us out there... [/hijack]

    Natalie

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  8. It is an extremely shrewd and smart move. Absolutely.

    And I hate it.

    The post will be up shortly.

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