October 27, 2004

Quintessence

I've tried for the most part to stay out of politics with this blog, but when I read about and then saw this video today I had to say something. Does not this video succinctly summarize the very essence of the character of the incumbent candidate better than any speech or spin could ever do?

Posted by brian at October 27, 2004 10:29 PM

Comments

I guess I don't see it as a big deal. It wasn't on live television. There was some horsing around going on in the studio. Who hasn't given the finger to someone, during a bit of goofing around.

Posted by: Jason at October 28, 2004 06:16 AM

I agree with Jason on this one. I am not enamored with W. but I think this kind of stuff is good because it shows a more human side of a candidate. Now, if he were flipping off a classroom of 1st graders, I would think differently. The series of photos shows he is messing around. But if you don't like him for other reasons it would be easy to show one picture and declare this is his essence. I think that is called spin, right?

Posted by: Brandon at October 28, 2004 07:59 AM

A political candidate who jumps to conclusions without knowing the facts is not a person you want as your commander in chief,
-George Bush OCT 27TH, 2004

Isn't that what we have now?

Posted by: kerry at October 28, 2004 10:01 AM

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