Obama's woes have nothing to do with 'lipstick' - Decision '08- msnbc.com
The hysteria is palpable. The rush to fearful and divisive thinking is understandable, but not acceptable.
Democrats have not known who they are or how to govern. The party does not have the commitment to its own ideals.
At the end of the day billions of dollars will have been spent, piles of animosity will have been stirred, and deep wounds will have been peppered with salty festering nastiness, all in the hopes of "electing" a leader.
The lengthy campaign for the next president of these united states (and I'm using united sarcastically) has showcased everything we need to see.
I hold in my heart that the solutions to all our opportunities are within reach. And it is most certainly a much more pleasant space than the illusion that we are currently battling over.
Maureen Dowd, an op-ed columnist for the New York Times, claims Palin's "explosion onto the scene made Obama seem even more like a windy, wispy egghead."
As a collective, we are focusing on the wrong things, and through our disgust and mistrust, our focus on the weaknesses, what we are focusing on is expanding.
Our human-ness and humanity needs some exercise, it needs to go out for a long communal walk, in what's left of nature, and when it comes back home, it needs to sing.
I haven't "connected" with Obama. I haven't felt like he is ready to lead.
Thoughtful. and. Intelligent.
It will do quite nicely.