Saturday, August 9, 2008
How to blow it
It's the most winnable presidential election in American history - but the Democrats are old hands at losing. Michael Moore offers some helpful hints on how they might gift it all to the Republicans.
by Michael Moore | The Guardian | Saturday August 9, 2008
In an effort to help the party doofuses and pundits - and the candidate - spare all of us another suicide-inducing election night as the results giving the election to the Republican pour in, here is the blueprint from the Democrats' past losing campaigns. Just follow each of these steps and you, the Democratic Party establishment, can help elect John Sidney McCain III to a four-year extension of the Bush Era:
Keep saying nice things about McCain.
Have Obama pick a vice-presidential candidate who is a conservative white guy, or a general, or a Republican.
Keep writing speeches for Obama like the one in front of the American Israeli lobbying group the day after the final primaries.
Somehow forget that this was a historic year for women and that there is more work to do.
Show up to a gunfight with a peashooter.
read the details between each of his six points