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    Michelle Obama will be in town tomorrow to campaign for her husband, Democratic Sen. Barack Obama, and her plans include a roundtable discussion with a group of military spouses.

    The invitation-only roundtable discussion will happen at Old Dominion University, according to a release from the Obama campaign. Vietnam War veteran and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Capt. Paul Bucha will be at the roundtable discussion. Bucha also is the former president of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.
    Paul Bucha is a big Obama supporter. Zer-o was too busy to meet with the troops at Fort Hood (on vacation in Hawaii) so he sends her to talk to an invitation only group. What a laugh.
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    The invitation-only thing sounds like a PR stunt. And to send Michelle? That part I don't get.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elspeth View Post
    The invitation-only thing sounds like a PR stunt. And to send Michelle? That part I don't get.
    I think Obama knows that he has dropped a load in his britches; so, what the point? He will get most of the black vote and whites will vote overwhelmingly for McCain. I don't think there are that many independents or undecided in the military community.
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    So it's just a stunt for the media. This way he can say in the debates that his campaign went and visited military families.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elspeth View Post
    So it's just a stunt for the media. This way he can say in the debates that his campaign went and visited military families.
    Correct. Sending the wife to compensate for his amateurish behavior.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lacarnut View Post
    Correct. Sending the wife to compensate for his amateurish behavior.


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    Surprise! MSNBC falls for the whole show!!

    From NBC/NJ’s Carrie Dann
    NORFOLK, Va. -- In the midst of a blistering exchange of ads between the two presidential candidates, Michelle Obama chose not to mention her husband's opponent today, even during discussion of a major policy difference with vivid resonance in the military community.

    Continuing a series of roundtable discussions with military spouses, Michelle Obama called for a brighter spotlight on the needs of veterans, including post-deployment health care and education services for service members. Appearing in battleground state Virginia, Obama listened to a panel of women who lamented the unique challenges that face the husbands and wives of soldiers.
    http://firstread.msnbc.msn.com/archi...commentmessage

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elspeth View Post
    So it's just a stunt for the media. This way he can say in the debates that his campaign went and visited military families.
    Its a presidential campaign, everything is done for the media you dolt. Its all pandering.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eyelids View Post
    Its a presidential campaign, everything is done for the media you dolt. Its all pandering.
    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/03/ma...hp&oref=slogin

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