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Midnight Mike
06-30-2008, 06:33 PM
Well, looks like Wesley Clark will not be a VP candidate for Obama

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080630/ap_ ... cain_clark (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080630/ap_on_el_pr/mccain_clark)

Obama disowns critique of McCain's military record




HARRISBURG, Pa. - Democrat Barack Obama rejected a retired general's suggestion that Republican John McCain's military experience didn't necessarily qualify him to be president, as GOP surrogates lined up to label the remarks indecent and disrespectful.

A day after retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark, now an Obama supporter, discussed McCain's experience as a Navy pilot and prisoner of war in Vietnam on a Sunday talk show, his remarks set off the pattern that has become familiar from innumerable earlier flaps over surrogate remarks during the presidential election year: The candidates, Obama and McCain, took the high road while the bare-knuckled language was left to their surrogates.

At a news conference here Monday, McCain himself said of Clark's comment, "That kind of thing is unnecessary" and distracts from real pocketbook issues voters care about.

About the same time, Obama told an audience in Independence, Mo., that McCain had "endured physical torment in service to our country" and "no one should ever devalue that service, especially for the sake of a political campaign, and that goes for supporters on both sides."

adam613
06-30-2008, 06:49 PM
Well, looks like Wesley Clark will not be a VP candidate for Obama

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080630/ap_ ... cain_clark (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080630/ap_on_el_pr/mccain_clark)

Obama disowns critique of McCain's military record




HARRISBURG, Pa. - Democrat Barack Obama rejected a retired general's suggestion that Republican John McCain's military experience didn't necessarily qualify him to be president, as GOP surrogates lined up to label the remarks indecent and disrespectful.

A day after retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark, now an Obama supporter, discussed McCain's experience as a Navy pilot and prisoner of war in Vietnam on a Sunday talk show, his remarks set off the pattern that has become familiar from innumerable earlier flaps over surrogate remarks during the presidential election year: The candidates, Obama and McCain, took the high road while the bare-knuckled language was left to their surrogates.

At a news conference here Monday, McCain himself said of Clark's comment, "That kind of thing is unnecessary" and distracts from real pocketbook issues voters care about.

About the same time, Obama told an audience in Independence, Mo., that McCain had "endured physical torment in service to our country" and "no one should ever devalue that service, especially for the sake of a political campaign, and that goes for supporters on both sides."

Where does this article say anything about VP selection?

Midnight Mike
06-30-2008, 07:23 PM
Where does this article say anything about VP selection?

It doesn't, that is why I separated from the actual article & did not change the title :wink:

adam613
06-30-2008, 10:43 PM
Yes, but you still stated it in connection to the article, where the article offers no evidence one way or the other.

Midnight Mike
06-30-2008, 10:50 PM
Yes, but you still stated it as opinion in connection to the article, where the article offers no evidence one way or the other.

I stated an opinion, that is correct.

Anything else & you are clearly confused....

Now that we got that out of the way, did you have a comment as to the thread subject? :mrgreen: