Tuesday, February 12, 2008

The push/pull of Republican Obama love

You may have heard that CPAC (the Conservative Political Action Conference) recently held its annual meeting in Washington, DC. Their conference slogan is "A blockbuster event enjoyed by all!"

They also sold hats and shirts and lots of fun souvenirs. It's no news that they poked fun at Hillary Clinton. (Personally I think the Hillary "nutcracker" is awesome!) But here's a little peek into what the else the fall may bring, my friends, via Digby:

I know what you're saying: "Wait, I thought the Republicans like Obama?" It sure is confusing. One the one hand we have Peggy Noonan, George Will, and David Brooks saying wonderful things about Barack Obama. And now on the other hand we have the Republican rank and file gnashing their teeth in anticipation of lampooning and ridiculing him. Hmmm. It's almost as if the pundits are setting up Obama just to attack him in November.

I'm just sayin'.


Anonymous said...

I agree -- I think it's going to get really ugly if Barack wins.

Mauigirl said...

It would be ugly no matter which one wins. The Republicans have plenty to get Hillary with too.

The only thing that I keep hoping is people are going to think McCain is too old.

Sue J said...

I agree -- neither Clinton nor Obama is going to have it easy. I just hope some of Obama's younger supporters aren't setting themselves up for disappointment by thinking he's somehow "beyond" abuse at the hands of the Republicans.

They are definitely equal opportunity hate mongers ....