Obama’s Oslo speech was articulate and persuasive in many ways, though I still don’t feel like sending 30,000 more Americans into Afghanistan to put an end to the powers of 100 individuals within its borders is a great idea.
I thought this photo underscored the tension between peaceful idealism and violent reality highlighted in his speech.
“We’re going to spend a lot of time and after I whip his you-know-what in this debate, we’re going to be going out 24/7,” McCain said.
Context: he’s talking about spending time in battleground states with Sarah Palin after Wednesday’s debate with Obama.
Language use: abysmal.