Strategy ’08

Obama vs. the other guy, 2008

Incredibly Dumb McCain Response to Obama Germany Speech

Here’s what the McCain camp hopes to counter with against Barack Obama’s speech in front of thousands of people in Germany. They’re hoping their photo-op on the oil rig will present them with arresting visuals.

Hmm, arresting visuals? Let me show you what an oil rig looks like:

And let me show you what Obama’s speech in Germany will possibly look like:

It’s strikingly clear that the McCain team doesn’t have a clue of what an “arresting visual” would be. It’s going to be the green screen scream all over again for John McCain.

July 23, 2008 - Posted by | Uncategorized


  1. Ironic that this comes on the day that Steve Schmidt gets profiled in the WSJ as some great genius who keeps everyone in the new and improved McCain camp on message.

    Fighting for attention just makes McCain seem sillier.

    Comment by dansac | July 23, 2008 | Reply

  2. And using an oil rig as a backdrop to Obama’s speech? Doesn’t strike me as the kind of visuals they would want compared to Obama’s.

    Comment by slinkerwink | July 23, 2008 | Reply

  3. Cause we all saw how well his last attention fight with Obama (his competing primary night speech) went for him. I wonder if he’ll do this one in front of a green screen as well.

    Comment by smashartist | July 23, 2008 | Reply

  4. Hey Slink, Drudge is reporting this photo-op as canceled.

    Comment by dansac | July 23, 2008 | Reply

  5. on an oil rig? even if it was cancelled how pathetic? what is next?

    Comment by icebergslim | July 23, 2008 | Reply

  6. On an oil rig McCain would have a captive audience and no protesters.

    Comment by shhs | July 23, 2008 | Reply

  7. First, what a fun blog here…It’s like a compilation tape your new best friend gave you.
    Second, add to this the Cheese Isle interview yesterday.
    Jed report

    Comment by Ballerina X | July 24, 2008 | Reply

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