Saturday, March 01, 2008

Promising The Moon

With a hat-tip to Farmer's Letters, where I found the following video entitled Obama's Promises, about one and one-half minutes:

YouTube link

Read Farmer's post HERE "Elmer Gantry's Got Nothin' On Barack Obama."
And just how is Senator Obama going to keep all his campaign-trail promises? Before casting their ballots, do voters take into consideration the impracticality of utopian promises?

Addtional information: Please see Mustang's essay "Casting the Net."

Excerpt from the concluding paragraph of Mustang's essay:
Politicians are guilty of casting the net, rather than focusing on our most important issues — which is worthy of national debate, but it would also appear that voters are culpable when they refuse to demand real solutions and support more spending to achieve less....What we should be focusing on now is the intention of Clinton, Obama, or McCain once elected, and how they intend to go about changing the circumstances voters themselves created, as outlined above.

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posted by Always On Watch @ 3/01/2008 08:59:00 AM