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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Scott McClellan Is…

posted by on October 23 at 15:20 PM

…endorsing Obama.
McClellan, President Bush’s former press secretary, has made this decision because he, like Powell, is black.

I wonder when McCain is going to try use these endorsements to link Obama with Bush. That will make an interesting turn in an already interesting race.
Obama is a terrorist.
Obama is an Arab.
Obama is George Bush.

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Mudede makes a good point - the Obama phenomenon has been explained. We all like him because we're black. Eurfuckingeka.

Posted by Chris | October 23, 2008 3:38 PM

I'm black.

Posted by joe wurzelbacher | October 23, 2008 3:39 PM

This could be a fun game. What prominent Republican is going to endorse Obama next? Hmmm. I’d like to say Condi because in interviews she just seems like she is so lukewarm about McCain… But she won’t do it while in office.

Posted by Julie in Chicago | October 23, 2008 3:39 PM

OCTOBER SURPRISE: Bush endorses Obama?

Posted by jrrrl | October 23, 2008 3:43 PM

Weeeeelllll, D.C. IS just north of Northern Virginia, and as we've been told, N.VA is a hot-bed of anti-Americanism, so one can only assume folks get even MORE anti-American the farther north one goes.

Posted by COMTE | October 23, 2008 3:50 PM

Bravo Charles! I say bravo!

Posted by ho' know | October 23, 2008 3:51 PM

McClellan is half black. But same diff.

Posted by Lloyd Clydesdale | October 23, 2008 3:51 PM

McClellan seems to be trying really hard to make me like him. It's not gonna happen. Who even really cares what he thinks anymore, anyway?

Posted by Levislade | October 23, 2008 3:53 PM

@4: I hope so just for the Obama comeback lolz

Posted by mackro mackro | October 23, 2008 3:53 PM

#3: How about Betty Ford? She hasn't endorsed.

Posted by Jason | October 23, 2008 3:53 PM

Um, I sort of spit out water all over my desk. thanks!!

Posted by bucket of me | October 23, 2008 3:56 PM

@ 8 - seriously. He's a bandwagon-hopper. The only reason he's still not Bush's mouthpiece is because people stopped liking Bush, not because he had any kind of Damascus experience.

Posted by UnoriginalAndrew | October 23, 2008 3:58 PM

bandwagoning does not get you into heaven anymore.

Posted by max solomon | October 23, 2008 3:59 PM

He's got a lotta nerve
To say he's got a helping hand to lend
He just wants to be on
The side that's winning

Posted by kinaidos | October 23, 2008 4:02 PM

man, he has really tiny hands.

Posted by whomsRU | October 23, 2008 4:04 PM

@1 may be right. That would explain why I like the Wu-Tang Clan and The Cool Kids so much.

Posted by Mike in Renton | October 23, 2008 4:06 PM

Kinaidos wins.

Posted by Fnarf | October 23, 2008 4:12 PM

We're all black now!

Posted by Gurldoggie | October 23, 2008 4:20 PM

Who here is thinking that McCain in a supreme act of desperation is going to pitch Palin off the ticket and sign up someone like Romney? Maybe he won't give her the boot, maybe she'll suddenly "depart to spend more time with her family."

Posted by Brad | October 23, 2008 4:21 PM

I'm thinking that both McClellan and Powell might know some incriminating things about McCain's dealing with Bush that McCain doesn't want to incite if he starts link Obama to Bush because of these endorsements. That could be one reason why McCain hasn't done this.

Posted by apres_moi | October 23, 2008 4:27 PM

As fun as it is to watch the GOP implode, there are simply some endorsements Obama should renounce. This is one.

Posted by Olo | October 23, 2008 4:31 PM

Half-black is the new black.

Posted by Bruce | October 23, 2008 4:56 PM

Did you get that picture off of the Man Babies website?

Posted by emily | October 23, 2008 5:06 PM

haha @ emily; awesome

Posted by Non | October 23, 2008 5:33 PM

This endorsement is actually a really big negative. McClellan has already proven that he only supports someone if they're paying him.

Posted by Chris in Tampa | October 23, 2008 5:37 PM

McCain already tried calling Obama equal to Bush in one of the debates. It got a good laugh.

Posted by V | October 23, 2008 6:25 PM

Republican pols are no different than Democrat pols ... Colin Powell, Andrew Cuomo, Scott McClellan, Donna Shalala ... mix and match. They'll endorse--for what it's worth--anyone they think is likely to hand them a job in the next Administration.

Republican pols tend to be a bit more obvious with it, because they don't have the option of going into the mainstream media for new careers, as Democrat ones do.

Posted by Seajay | October 23, 2008 7:46 PM

if I'm black I want a bigger thingy...

Posted by justsayin' | October 23, 2008 9:16 PM

McClellan is among those like Powell who have personally learned from the Bush experience and has attempted (at great cost I am sure) to redeem himself. I salute him.

Posted by Anthony Look | October 23, 2008 10:10 PM

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