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Old 02-19-2008, 10:03 PM   #106
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Obama looked presidential tonight.

Meanwhile MSNBC poll says 2/3 of the people want Hillary to drop out.

Stark.
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Old 02-19-2008, 10:07 PM   #108
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I laughed my butt off at a bumpersticker I saw today:

"OBAMA

(Come and peel my banana)"

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I laughed my butt off at a bumpersticker I saw today:

"OBAMA

(Come and peel my banana)"

I might be missing something obvious here, but the only allusion I can think of with this is the black people = monkeys thing. Even if that's not what it intends, the fact that it can be interpreted that way is not good.
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Old 02-19-2008, 10:12 PM   #110
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I might be missing something obvious here, but the only allusion I can think of with this is the black people = monkeys thing. Even if that's not what it intends, the fact that it can be interpreted that way is not good.
I think "banana" meant something different... and nothing related to the monkeys.

Don't overreact, dude.
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How long is Obama going to talk? It's going on 40 minutes.
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Old 02-19-2008, 10:16 PM   #112
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How long is Obama going to talk? It's going on 40 minutes.
Why don't you change the channel?

It's what I do anytime I see Bush, for example.
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Old 02-19-2008, 10:18 PM   #113
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Why don't you change the channel?

It's what I do anytime I see Bush, for example.
I'm just waiting for it to be over.

And I'm praying that he'll finally explain what "change" and "hope" and "unity" mean.
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I agree. These speeches are a little tiring.

Politicians have mastered the art of not saying anything at all and yet speak for 2 hours...
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It's beautiful, but he does need to wrap it up.
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I think "banana" meant something different... and nothing related to the monkeys.

Don't overreact, dude.
My first thought was the sexual connotation, but I can totally see the bumper sticker being bought or sold with the intent being the racist interpretation as well.
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My first thought was the sexual connotation, but I can totally see the bumper sticker being bought or sold with the intent being the racist interpretation as well.
I got the sexual connotation as well, but I didn't see any particular connection between Obama and banana as opposed to other sexual words that could be used, so I didn't find it very clever, and was searching for some sort of pun or something.
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Old 02-19-2008, 11:11 PM   #118
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At least you have TV. I never get tired of listening to him talk. Sorry.

Check this on topic piece:

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So far, I have only found 2 minutes of the speech on YouTube.
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And I'm praying that he'll finally explain what "change" and "hope" and "unity" mean.


the exact opposite of what Bush means when he says "terror" and "evildoers" and "we just built too many houses."
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