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Obama Arrives in Denver

By Anne E. Kornblut
DENVER -- Renegade has landed.

Sen. Barack Obama touched down in Denver just before 3 p.m. local time and will now head to the Westin hotel downtown -- just as delegates are preparing to formally vote him in as the nominee.

And while there are "no plans" for Obama to appear in the convention hall tonight, there is every possibility that he will make a surprise appearance onstage.

Still, Obama has work to do: David Axelrod, his senior adviser, said during the flight to Colorado that the senator was still revising his acceptance speech after more than a week of writing and editing. He had written it out himself in longhand, filing change after change (it is now typed up in a draft). Axelrod said even the length could yet change -- and did not hazard a guess of how long it is.

Posted at 5:17 PM ET on Aug 27, 2008  | Category:  Barack Obama
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The politics of fear will come to an end in 2008. The end of the Rove era - it's like Bob Casey said last night - just four more months!! That's music to our ears. And Bill's comment tonight hit it out of the park - the third time is not the charm - sorry McSame ...

Obama/Biden '08

Posted by: Angie - proud obama (and Biden) kool aid drinker | August 27, 2008 10:20 PM

RACISM is a synonym for IGNORANCE. And that would be YOU - magsthecat1.

I pray to God that you never have a child. Passing on your genes would infect another generation of precious white children with a type of ignorance that has kept them from competing succesfully AGAINST other nations, i.e. China, India.

Posted by: gametheory | August 27, 2008 9:36 PM

Yawn....
I flipped on the DNC convention to find more "victims" paraded out on camera. Victims of downsizing...victims of floodwaters...victims of hurricanes. All think we're a "rich enough" nation to take care of them. Thing is, we're already taking care of millions in this country with no end in sight for getting them "back on their feet." How much more of my hide do you want? All I hear is people that want...want..want...but don't want to give...give...give.

I feel like a T-bone at a Texas BBQ. All my taxes are going up. I still work 50+ hours a week...and no services for me...same crappy roads to drive on while people are paid to sit at home and complain they "ain't gettin their fair share." Last I read in the Bible...life is hard...so get up and make something happen.

It really is pathetic...and what's more pathetic is that libs trust their democrat politicians. My gosh...how many houses does Kerry have? How many jets do the dems personally own? It's like electing a child pornographer to watch your kids. If Kerry, Edwards, Kennedy and others believed in what they were selling...they'd hook up with their liberal Hollywood elite to raise money for the US Government...

Ahhh....but they don't. The definition of liberalism...someone that wants to be generous with someone else's (my) money. We're always a rich nation when it is someone else's money.

The next time you think government needs to fix healthcare or what have you...ask yourself this question (if you work...this applies...otherwise you won't understand)....would I want the government to limit my salary potential? Would I want them to determine how much profit my company can make? Well....not me...but...I'm asking the wrong crowd. Most people who LOVE OBAMA are all for a comfy..."secure" government job with little mobility, lots of days off, and all the "guaranteed" benefits. You can have it...I want more opportunity than that...just like our forefathers had.

What if the "rich" decided to move? Then what? What if Exxon closed up shop? Then what? Who'd pay the $100 billion in taxes and duties they paid last year. I wish I could ask the libs to pickup a financial statement for Exxon and look at it...but then again...they probably couldn't understand it. I'll break it down for you...they made less than a 10% return...are you happy with that in your portfolio?


Posted by: MakeUsProud | August 27, 2008 9:06 PM

Today's Poll:

McCain 47% Obama 45%

Posted by: Anonymous | August 27, 2008 8:05 PM

Magsthecat1 wrote:

Gee, as the designated leader of the Democratic party, I would have thought his leadership and management skills would be in high demand in Denver, so where has he been.....guess if you don't have the attributes, you can let everyone else do your job! Obama continues to demonstrate his inability to lead, his major character flaws... Etc.

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Dear idiot, That is how nominating conventions are normally done in modern times. It's like the bride not milling around in the church in sneakers before the wedding. Is that also a custom you are not familiar with?

I am assuming you are also critical of the use of "Aye" during convention business because you think it's a typically "elitist" Obama version of "Yes" -- even though every convention has always used "Aye."

Your ability to distort reality borders on the psychotic.

Posted by: Oh for goodness sake | August 27, 2008 7:10 PM

Obama hits a grand slam home run tomorrow night!

Posted by: Lou R | August 27, 2008 5:53 PM

Gee, as the designated leader of the Democratic party, I would have thought his leadership and management skills would be in high demand in Denver, so where has he been.....guess if you don't have the attributes, you can let everyone else do your job! Obama continues to demonstrate his inability to lead, his major character flaws, plus he is naive and basically an empty suit. Did I mention he is the supreme RACIST!!! The Dems have lost their minds with this candidate, and the election with this idiot.

Posted by: magsthecat1 | August 27, 2008 5:52 PM

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