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Yet another weird SF fan
 

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Use the Force!

Advice from potential first lady Michelle Obama:

On a conference call to prepare for a recent debate, Barack Obama brainstormed with his top advisers on the fine points of his positions. Michelle Obama had dialed in to listen, but finally couldn't stay silent any longer.

"Barack," she interjected, "Feel -- don't think!" Telling her husband his "over-thinking" during past debates had tripped him up with rival Hillary Clinton, she said: "Don't get caught in the weeds. Be visceral. Use your heart -- and your head."

I thought the '70s were supposed to be over.

On the other hand, maybe “visceral” means that he should appoint his pancreas to be Secretary of State.

1 Comments:

OpenID vader said...

"On the other hand, maybe “visceral” means that he should appoint his pancreas to be Secretary of State."

The Republican Party is preparing to nominate its spleen for President.

(I have avoided the cruder analogies that spring to mind.)

12:25 PM  

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