Obama is terribly divisive

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Re: Obama is terribly divisive

Postby TCF » Fri Aug 01, 2008 8:29 pm

Actually the hecklers are part of a black activist group. They are heckling him because he is not black enough.
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Re: Obama is terribly divisive

Postby platypusman » Tue Aug 05, 2008 5:02 pm

More divisive behavior follows Obama.

Man heckles Obama about Pledge of Allegiance

Aug 5 04:25 PM US/Eastern

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - A man who wore press credentials and took photographs from a platform interrupted Barack Obama's town-hall meeting Tuesday by shouting complaints that the Democratic presidential candidate had not called for the audience to say the Pledge of Allegiance.
Obama invited the heckler to lead the audience in the pledge, and he did.

Attendees at the gathering in the gymnasium at Baldwin Wallace College in this Cleveland suburb rose to their feet and recited the pledge. "Thank you, sir, appreciate it," Obama told the man.

The man, who carried a large, professional-style telephoto lens, was among photographers and videographers on the main press platform at one end of the gym. He wore what appeared to be the regular daily news media credential the campaign issues local news media members who cover the Illinois senator at a single events.

Campaign officials said they did not know who the man was, and no effort was made to remove him. He continued taking photographs throughout Obama's appearance.

Speaking with reporters afterward, he identified himself only as "John Q. Public" and declined to say which news organization, if any, he represented.

Asked why he had interrupted the event, the man said: "He (Obama) said it was a town-hall meeting" and open to the public. He expressed dismay that Obama hadn't called for the pledge himself, saying, "You all learned the pledge in the first grade."
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Re: Obama is terribly divisive

Postby Wayne » Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:07 pm

What's the "divisive" part?
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Re: Obama is terribly divisive

Postby platypusman » Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:28 pm

Good question. From my perspective, it is the way Obama brings out the worst in people. I have never in all my years seen a candidate be protested for their fundamental loyalty to America. One needs to ask, why Obama brings this sort of questioning to the forefront.
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Re: Obama is terribly divisive

Postby Wayne » Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:30 pm

Was the guy's name "Rowland", by any chance??? ;-)
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