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A Bill Clinton-like comment from Obama

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by ondeadline, May 15, 2008.

  1. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    <a href="
    ://latimesblogs.latimes.com/washington/2008/05/obamagaffe.html">He refers to a female reporter as "sweetie."</a>

    <a href="http://www.wxyz.com/news/story.aspx?content_id=13d1f66a-488b-46d3-9d3b-6632e0a8f1f7">Here's the story about it on the TV station's Web site. Included is his voice-mail apology in which he said that is a "bad habit" he has.</a>

    I don't think Obama is sexist, but politics is all about perceptions and this doesn't help.
     
  2. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    Re: A Bill Clinton-like gaffe from Obama

    And his ratings just went up three points.....

    Soon he should get caught blowing his load on the dress of an intern, that will guarantee him the presidency.....
     
  3. Re: A Bill Clinton-like gaffe from Obama

    Called back later and apologized, but this was a bungle.
     
  4. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Re: A Bill Clinton-like gaffe from Obama

    Oh, for pete's sake - these guys are quoted 18 hours a day...

    Really, this is news when deciding to elect a president? He used the term "sweetie"? Lets have another hot update on the flag lapel situation for each candidate.
     
  5. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Re: A Bill Clinton-like gaffe from Obama

    Disagree. McCain can't use it. He called his wife a CU Next Tuesday.
     
  6. spinning27

    spinning27 New Member

    Re: A Bill Clinton-like gaffe from Obama

    I want the hand perfectly placed over the heart during the pledge, too.
     
  7. Re: A Bill Clinton-like gaffe from Obama

    It was a bungle. But I guarantee it has more legs than McCain's calling his wife a c-bunt.
     
  8. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    Re: A Bill Clinton-like gaffe from Obama

    And I want to make sure the pastor at his church never said anything inflammtory during a sermon
     
  9. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Re: A Bill Clinton-like gaffe from Obama

    A. Do we KNOW McCain used that word?

    B. How is this Clinton-like? Calling someone sweetie and getting hummed are not in the same league.
     
  10. Re: A Bill Clinton-like gaffe from Obama

    There appear to have been witnesses.
    http://www.conspiracyplanet.com/channel.cfm?channelid=104&contentid=4983
     
  11. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    Re: A Bill Clinton-like gaffe from Obama

    Perhaps "comment" instead of "gaffe" would be more accurate.
     
  12. Lugnuts

    Lugnuts Well-Known Member

    Re: A Bill Clinton-like gaffe from Obama


    I've been in similar situations, and the infuriating thing is that Obama told her they'd do a Q&A and never did.

    Good for her for running with it and showing it on-air.
     
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