Originally Posted by Joshua Nightshade
But he voted for the bill he said he thought should be vetoed.
I realized when I posted I wasnt clear.
Dont get me wrong. He's playing political chutes and ladders with the rest of them- he's definitely playing both sides against the middle.
But his statement here is consistent with his overall sensibility throughout his political career, prior to his run for the presidency. He may not have been someone I often agree with, but he didn't fill me with HORROR the way his compatriots do.
For the rest of my life, I will say that the most defining moment of the 2008 presidential race was this one:
I really think he had a moment of epiphany here, where he realized that things had become wildly out of control, and that the very people who were supporting him were not only ignorant and hateful, but truly frightening.