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I can't even keep track of all the Republicans, ex-Republicans, Republicans-turned-Independents, ex-Bush staffers, former Reagan advisors, GOP pundits, NeoCons and fellow travelers who have dissed McCain and endorsed Obama in the last month. I was almost relieved when I saw that McCain got an unexpected nod in his direction yesterday from Joe The Guitar Player. After being inspired by Rudy G and Arnold, Joe said "We pretty much stay out of it. But seeing so many people come out for Obama, I just felt like ‘What the hell, I might as well raise my hand for this side.’” And Real America countered-- not just with The Economist and Stephen Colbert-- but with SpongeBob SquarePants.

As Michelle Obama said in Newsweek, "It's SpongeBob's world...we just live in it!" The whole family watches SpongeBob all the time and Barack said it's his favorite cartoon! And he's SpongeBob's favorite air breather:

UPDATE: SPONGEBOB AND GOOGLE ON THE SAME DAY!

Eric Schmidt, presumably no relation to Mean Jean or the Karl Rove Jr guy, is the CEO of Google. He's recorded a short clip on why Obama's instincts for new technology has persuaded him to vote for Barack Tuesday. And I guarantee you, Schmidt is one of the 5% of Americans who will get a tax hike when Obama is president.

Originally posted to downwithtyranny on Fri Oct 31, 2008 at 05:30 PM PDT.

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  •  i hope people are GOTV....right now (1+ / 0-)
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    downwithtyranny

    drive people to the polls, sign up to be a poll watcher, phonebank,

  •  I'm from Illinois... (0+ / 0-)

    Therefore, I voted for him as my Senator in 2004.  But my endorsement was from my husband's best friend from law school, Jim.  He works for Sen. Emil Jones--the President of the Illinois Senate.  Jim has had up close and personal interaction with Sen. Obama. And Jim's endorsement was, "He's the real deal--what you see is what you get." If you know anything about the insanity of Illinois politics (Dem. leaders suing other Dem leaders) this is a very impressive endorsement. Plus it is true.

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