This is an excellent analysis over at Powerline over the fact that the Democrat presidential nominee, Sen. Messiah Barack Obama has been just a little bit off message since the Republican presidential nominee, Sen. John "F--- You" McCain nominated the Alaska governor, Sarah "Saracuda" Palin to be his running mate.
But, what is the message?
We all know that part of it is change. Another is "Yes we can". And, why Sen. Messiah Barack is the Democrat nominee in the first place is because he was the most sufficiently anti-Iraq war candidate in the Democrat arsenal. No, sorry, Dennis Kucinich was not a serious candidate so he does not count.
Take the change aspect. Change what? What record does Sen. Messiah Barack have of changing anything but his clothes? He is but a two-term senator from a gerrymandered, black-majority district. He has not had to really go to the other side, the eeevvviiiillll Republicans to gain support on anything. Or support any potential eeeeevvviiiillll Republican intuitive.
"Yes we can". Can what? It is not only the most vague slogan, but says absolutely nothing. It is a perfect slogan for an empty suit. And, so far, Sen. Messiah Barack has not disappointed about being an empty suit.
Sen. Messiah Barack has always been against the war in the Iraq theatre in the War Against Islamofacist Terror. And how do we know that? Because of a speech that he delivered when he was a state senator in 2002. Easy to take a position that had not one thing to do with the office that he had held at that time. He was not in the senate of the United States when he would have had to make a crucial vote that would have authorized the president to use force to remove the Iraqi dictator, Sadaam Hussien. And, Sen. St. Hillary Clinton was. As was the Democrat vice-presidential candidate, Sen. Blowhard Joe Biden. Oh, they voted to authorize the president to use force.
A funny thing has happened to rain on the "I told you that we should have not been there" aspect of Sen. Messiah Barack. The United States is winning the peace in Iraq. Because President Bush finally listened to Sen. John "F--- You" McCain and started the surge in troops that put down the insurrection that was gripping Iraq. Oh, and Sen. Messiah Barack was against that as well. But, the whole narrative on Iraq has blown-up in Sen. Messiah Barack's face. He is reduced to saying "I was against it all along" and "No one could have imagined" the success in the Iraq theatre. All but Sen. "F--- You" McCain.
So now what? Does Sen. Messiah Barack just talk down the economy while offering no concrete solutions? Does Sen Messiah Barack hope that something happens to derail the success in the Iraq theatre? Because without that teleprompter, the man just makes no sense.
So, while this race still looks like a cliffhanger, I will go out on a limb and write that I think the two debates between Sens. McCain and Obama and the debate between Sen. Biden and Gov. Palin may really be the deal-breaker.
And, I think Team McCain has that advantage and could end up winning this election.