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Obama's grandmother dies

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by sumit1207, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. sumit1207

    sumit1207 Prince

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    http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/11/03/obama.grandma/

    Wow, right before her grandson will likely be elected. Horrible timing. Very sad. I hope some idiots don't suggest Obama's Chicago thugs planned this or something. . . I remember people suggesting his visit to Hawaii was unnecessary and he was just politicizing some cold his grandma had, well I bet you just all feel great now:rolleyes:.

    I wonder how this will affect celebration plans. I don't see the Grant Park Extravaganza happening, at least not in full force as intended.
     
  2. Mowque

    Mowque Hypermodernist

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    going to ruin his victory....how old was she?
     
  3. sumit1207

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    cubsfan6506 Got u

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    That's to ad.
     
  5. Mowque

    Mowque Hypermodernist

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    She was a "Rosie Riveter" in WW2..huh....she must have had an interesting life...the loss of experience and knowledge..one of the worst parts of a loss for the rest of us.
     
  6. Trajan12

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    The day right before the results...that's awful.
     
  7. SG-17

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    At least she died on a happy note. If she would have died two days from now, she would have died sad, with Obama losing and all.
     
  8. Mowque

    Mowque Hypermodernist

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    Want to wager on it?
     
  9. Miles Teg

    Miles Teg Nuclear Powered Mentat

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    Talk about your mixed feelings. How do you mourn for your grandmother while celebrating your presidential victory?
     
  10. SG-17

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    He wont have to worry about that.
     
  11. De Lorimier

    De Lorimier North American Scum

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    Sad is the word. The timing is just atrocious for him and his family. I couldn't enjoy my hockey team winning a game if one of my close relative died, imagine winning an election on the next day...

    Sadly that picture of an old white woman embracing a young black man circulating in the media to announce her death will do more for him in gaining votes from white middle-class moms than anything he could ever have said.
     
  12. Miles Teg

    Miles Teg Nuclear Powered Mentat

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    I would be willing to bet large sums of cash on that, but I'm pretty sure Florida has rules against that. In any case, every major polling site says you are wrong.
     
  13. SG-17

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    Most of the major polling sites are biased towards Obama, so of course they would say that.

    I do admit that Obama will probably win the popular vote, however McCain will win the electoral vote.
     
  14. Trajan12

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  15. Mowque

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    WOW, i'd bet the farm at that second half.....NOT being true...:lol:
     
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    Well I'm glad he took some time off his campaign to be with her one last time.
     
  17. emzie

    emzie wicked witch of the North

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    It's unlikely. There's just so many scenarios that Obama can reach 270 with and a handful for McCain.
     
  18. Trajan12

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    A handful? I had no idea there were so many. :eek:
     
  19. knowltok2

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    fivethirtyeight.com runs 10,000 simulations, so yeah, a handful. ;)
     
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    Nature has a twisted sense of humor :(
     

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