4th and Long for McCain: Is Obama’s Day Here at Last?

As far as I’m concerned, if McCain calls in sick to tonight’s debate, he may as well forfeit the election. Clearly not fit to serve. I invite any and all arguments to the contrary. Here’s a samplling from the mighty blogosphere:

Kristol: McCain’s Choice
Dionne: The Photo McCain Wanted
Krugman: Demolition accomplished
Spike Lee: ‘Punk Move’
Mark Kleiman: Tick-tock on a train wreck
Slate: First Palin, Then Campaign Suspension. What Now?
Starting Gate: Five Questions For Tonight’s Debate
faboo mama: Timeline of Another McCain Publicity Stunt

In late-breaking news, the McCain campaign says that — hey, hey! — the GOPs candidate for disaster president will make it at last! Never mind the drama, ol’ McSame still really does want to be president. McCain / Obama Debate @ Ole Miss, Oxford, Mississippi 9 p.m. EDT on nine networks. If you’ll be watching online, I recommend C-Span and Twitter’s new Election microsite.

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ABC Democratic Debate NOT Airing Live on the West Coast

Clinton Obama Pennsylvania Debate to be Streamed Live? Yes or no ABC

ABC News, what is the matter with you?

ABC News, the National Constitution Center and WPVI-TV will host a Democratic Presidential Candidate debate in Philadelphia on Wednesday, April 16th. The live 90-minute debate, moderated by ABC News anchors Charles Gibson and George Stephanopoulos, will air from 8-10 PM ET/PT on the ABC Television Network. — U.S. State Dept. Web site

This is such an ignorant, irresponsible, and backwards move on behalf of ABC, it’s beyond belief.

This would be a perfect opportunity for Disney-owned ABC News Networks to promote their streaming video services. I am crossing my fingers that the debate WILL be live-streaming via local Philadelphia affiliate WPVI. As it stands right now, WPVI has a “breaking alert” that they will live-stream President Bush talking about Climate Change in about 30 minutes.


Don’t even get me started about how ridiculous this concept is: Bush addressing climate change with THE POPE at his side? Hilarious!

Philly Inquirer previews tonight’s debate. This as Jersey boy Bruce Springsteen endorsed Obama on his website.
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