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Offline Chris_

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OMG! My usually-Repug boss is supporting Obama
« on: January 08, 2008, 12:02:49 AM »
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OMG! My usually-Repug boss is supporting Obama
 Today, I asked my boss if I could leave work an hour early tomorrow, because I want to attend a candidate event in southern NH. In 2004, she was very anti-Kerry, which bugged me because I was very pro-Kerry. When she asked who I was going to see, I told her it was an Obama event. She immediately started gushing about how fantastic Obama is, and how wonderful Michelle and the kids are, and how proud she'll be to vote for Obama.
 
Wow - I'm still picking my jaw up off the floor. She lives in NH, and says she's an independent, not a repug. Last summer, she was talking about supporting Giuliani or McCain in 2008. Now she's in love with Obama. This gives me concrete proof that Obama truly has crossover appeal. I don't know what sparked her turn-around. But if there's a lot of that happening out there, it's a good thing.

 
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Re: OMG! My usually-Repug boss is supporting Obama
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2008, 12:06:39 AM »
3 on the bouncy scale. Slightly more creative than the rest but still far from good.
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Re: OMG! My usually-Repug boss is supporting Obama
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2008, 12:07:22 AM »
And welcome to CC :)
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Re: OMG! My usually-Repug boss is supporting Obama
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2008, 06:01:15 AM »
It's possible, but only cause her boss didn't want to get accused of being a racist. I was ask what I thought of BO at work by a black chick and I said something like "Oh, he's not too bad. I could like him once he gets more experience" which is of course, bullshit since he's a socialist. But it's work, and I didn't even want to touch that live wire. :spork:

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Re: OMG! My usually-Repug boss is supporting Obama
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2008, 06:30:51 AM »
It's possible, but only cause her boss didn't want to get accused of being a racist. I was ask what I thought of BO at work by a black chick and I said something like "Oh, he's not too bad. I could like him once he gets more experience" which is of course, bullshit since he's a socialist. But it's work, and I didn't even want to touch that live wire. :spork:
You are not alone.  I think polls will show Obama with huge numbers and interviews will suggest he has great support -- and he might even get the dim nod -- and then he will get creamed in the GE when people REALLY vote what they think.
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Re: OMG! My usually-Repug boss is supporting Obama
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The creativity level is dropping over there.
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Re: OMG! My usually-Repug boss is supporting Obama
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2008, 06:28:26 PM »
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rox63  (1000+ posts)      Mon Jan-07-08 08:50 AM
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OMG! My usually-Repug boss is supporting Obama
 Today, I asked my boss if I could leave work an hour early tomorrow, because I want to attend a candidate event in southern NH. In 2004, she was very anti-Kerry, which bugged me because I was very pro-Kerry. When she asked who I was going to see, I told her it was an Obama event. She immediately started gushing about how fantastic Obama is, and how wonderful Michelle and the kids are, and how proud she'll be to vote for Obama.
 
Wow - I'm still picking my jaw up off the floor. She lives in NH, and says she's an independent, not a repug. Last summer, she was talking about supporting Giuliani or McCain in 2008. Now she's in love with Obama. This gives me concrete proof that Obama truly has crossover appeal. I don't know what sparked her turn-around. But if there's a lot of that happening out there, it's a good thing.

This is honestly not a very good Bouncy. I was originally going to discount it entirely, but the last sentence gave me an idea. If Alyson Hannigan were to read this aloud as her American Pie character it may be a bit more entertaining.
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Re: OMG! My usually-Repug boss is supporting Obama
« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2008, 06:34:31 PM »
There was talk in the doctor's office today about today's primaries.  One of the ladies asked me about Clinton and Obama, knowing I am not a democrat.  I told her I consider both of them liberal socialist and enemies of our nation.  She chuckled. 

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Re: OMG! My usually-Repug boss is supporting Obama
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2008, 07:14:19 PM »
 :bs: :bs:


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Re: OMG! My usually-Repug boss is supporting Obama
« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2008, 07:25:39 PM »
Meh, the dental hygenist who cleaned my teeth yesterday is a black woman from Illinois. FNC was on, with Hillary, in her glory  :sarcasm:

I told her the truth, which was I canNOT stand Hillary. I told her that I did like Obama's personality, because he has a decent personality (especially compared to Hillary and/or Edwards). She nodded when I said that, and that's when I told her that I still wouldn't be voting for him all the same if he wins in the primaries, as he is a socialist, and I am a conservative. She took it quite well  :tongue:

That is not a bouncy, btw  :evillaugh:
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