Thursday, September 4, 2008

Good Line!

These are just some of the quotes that I remember from watching the RNC the last couple of nights.

"If I were [Joe] Biden, I'd want that V.P thing in writing."

-Rudy Giuliani

I thought that was funny. I wish I could remember the rest of his quotes, but at that point, I wasn't writing them down.

"My fellow citizens, the American Presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery."

-Sarah Palin
I'm not sure where she got "the journey of personal discovery" thing but it sure sounds like something Obama would say.

And here is what I think was the best comment that Palin used,
"I guess a small-town mayor is sort of like a 'community organizer,' except that you have actual responsibilities."
-Sarah Palin
Wow! I think that this was a retort to Obama and his campaign not thinking that she had enough experience, having just been a small-town mayor. She points out that he was just an organizer without any real accountability.

I had heard mention of Obama's not being able to make up his mind about what to vote in the senate. I remember someone (maybe Palin) saying something like "he can't decide whether to vote 'yes' or 'no', so he votes 'here.'"

Sadly, the McCain comments that I took down last night were virtually indecipherable to me in the morning, so I'm not sure what the exact words were. He made a great speech, though.

There was one comment that Fred Thompson made which I can't remember exactly, but it went something along the lines of " being a POW doesn't mean you can be president, but it sure shows character."

For some of the commentary after the speeches during the balloon drop, we watched MSNBC. The news anchors went down to the reporter on the convention floor (it was Andrea Mitchell). She was, for some reason, directly below the balloons. She proceeded to give what was, I'm sure, an excellent report on McCain's speech, but we heard not a word of it. Why? Laughter. Yes, we were laughing at her. You see, as she was giving her educated and serious analysis, she was batting away at balloons that continued to fall in between her and the camera. What made it really funny though, was that she remained so unruffled. You really have to see it to understand, so here it is...



The anchors apparently thought this very funny, so they would cut to her and then to one of the cameramen, who also was being buried by balloons. The next time we saw him, only his head was visible.

As this was happening, my daddy was talking about how the Republicans really don't like MSNBC and how somebody was shaking their fist at their booth. I wonder if it was choreographed so that they got hit hardest? Hmmmmm...


By the way, I remember that at the Democratic convention, they were trying to make a big deal of how many homes McCain has. Nobody mentions how many Obama has.

4 comments:

Erin said...

that dress is so pretty! i would neaver have been able to make that from scratch!good work! i hope you finish it(unlike my costum which is waiting for that rainy day when i get to it:)
Erin

Erin said...

oh, the movie clip was funny!
Erin

Jo-snazz said...

Wow. Thanks for pulling out some highlights, I didn't watch either the republican convention, or the deomocratic convention. It probably was planned to be directly over MSNBC, to tell the truth, if they didn't have Brian Williams, who does the national news, I don't think they have any republican anchors, he is the closest I have seen.

~Joanna

Daddy said...

Lucie-that was a great unintentional comedic moment...glad we got to watch it together!