80% for Obama in Germany

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  1. ledroit

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    My brother in law tells me that a recent poll in Germany reports 80% think Obama is the better choice for president in the US.

    What does this say?
     
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    I think you can say that for the whole of Europe.

    It'd be better for international relationships if Obama wins.
     
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    That your brother is making thing ups or the polling was crooked? :wink:

    But really, like Germany knows anything about the candidates here except sound-bites they hear on the evening news. :rolleyes:
     
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    It means that most of Europe doesn't have a clue! We're electing the next President of the United States and we'd better elect someone whose tried and tested, knows what securing our Nation actually means and can continue to protect, now only us, but the Europeans so they are free to tell the people of the great U. S. of A that can't think for themselves what to do! HELLO!.....I DON'T THINK SO!
    If Obama is elected and our freedom and country is compromise due to loss of military strength and security, then we won't need all the rest of his so-called "changes"!

    Most corporations wouldn't hire Obama as a CEO and some of you want to "hire" him to run the most powerful office on earth? GIVE ME A BREAK!
     
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    Yeah, Obama is the best president Europe can buy!

    (You didn't actually think that 3/4 Billion dollars could be raised DOMESTICALLY by a US presidential nominee could you?)
     
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    A majority of Canadians would vote for Obama.
     
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    You don't see Europe invading countries and still we have our freedom and I feel pretty secure here. More than I would in America.
     
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    voting for Obama is un-American?
     
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    I'd say Europeans may express favorably toward one candidate or another but, in the end, they are more amused by the heat and noise of US elections than anything else. It's like cheering for one sports team or another. They'll still regard us a a bunch of rubes no matter who wins.
     
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    Yeah and since Canada is completely reliant on the United States for protection and keeping shipping lanes open worldwide maybe Canada should think about the United States having a President that has a spine and some actual job experience. ItÂ’s real nice to sit around in liberal la la land while somebody else is doing their dirty work
     
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    Gentlemen, gentlemen! Calm down. I know these things drive the GOP into hysteria, but almost everything drives the GOP into hysteria, panic, fear, and doomsday prognostications these days.

    What if Germans just like to think? And prefer others who think?

    Could it be that Germany paid a price for hysteria, and now prefers people and countries who think?
     
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    We went in last time with the UK
     
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    What I find interesting about countries like Germany is they support the war against Saddam but after he fails to live up to his post-surrender promises, and continues to attack Americans via shooting missiles at our jets patrolling the no-fly zones, they throw a fit when Bill Clinton or George Bush shoots back.
     
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    Hysteria?

    You are talking about a candidate whose constituancy literally calls "Jesus". I was listening to a local liberal talk show the other day and a caller said that McCain is running against Jesus. Another caller got on and said, "Yeah, I'd just like to address the comment that the other caller made about McCain running against Jesus....man that is so true!"

    And what about a self pronounced respected journalist saying that Obama gives him tingles up his leg. WTF?

    It's time to use your brain and vote McCain.
     
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    you do realize several studies have determined that the majority of Obama supporters cannot articulate their reasons for support of Obama?
     
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    No, actually. I do not "realize" that. Most Obama supporters I know are pretty clear and lucid. Those who support Palin as the next president in waiting for the US seem to have more trouble when asked why they think she is qualified to lead the country.
     
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    Yeah, they made themselves very popular in their own country and abroad
     
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    It says that 80% of Germans have more sense than the 46% or whatever the number is, of Americans that support McCain.

    Do you realize several newscasts have proven that Mc Cain supporters are ignorant fools? They actually believe his middle name makes him a terrorist. :eek: They also believe that being a POW makes a leader. It doesn't. Mc Cain didn't win Vietnam and he can't win this war either.

    I respect the fact that he was a soldier and a P.O.W.; but that does not mean this country owes him the Presidency. :mad:
     
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    Does anyone wonder what percentage of that 80% would vote actually for him, if he was a German citizen and was running for Chancellor of Germany?
     
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    And how is that different from most people in this country?
     
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