POLITICAL observations & opinions

* Brody (cbn.com): Why Obama won

Posted by Lew Weinstein on November 5, 2008

David Brody writes on cbn.com (the Christian Broadcast Network) …

  • Barack Obama will become the next President of the United States because he defined himself early with a clear message of change, centered in a maturity and calmness in which he never got knocked off stride.
  • In political campaigning, it is critical that you be able to define your opponent. Hillary Clinton tried by saying Obama was not ready to be President. It didn’t work. John McCain tried by saying Obama was too scary. It didn’t work. Barack Obama was able to convince the majority of Americans throughout the last two years that he has the even temperament, intellect and policy proposals to effectively lead this country. The majority of the country was crying out for change. Obama fit the bill.
  • Obama’s critics try and lampoon him by saying that all he can do is deliver a great speech. Please. Sure he did that. Time and again. But Obama was so much more than that. Throughout this campaign, he displayed an intellectual, calming, coolness. He crafted a message that did not come across as typical liberal fare. Instead, it came across to the majority of Americans as inspiring, hopeful and bi-partisan.

Read the entire article at … http://www.cbn.com/CBNnews/475966.aspx


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