Oct 8th, 2008
McCain vs. That One, round 2
Tuesday night’s Presidential debates went off with Tom Brokaw as moderator in a town hall style affair, leading to a couple new buzzwords that have made their way to merchandise.
McCain referred to Obama as “That One” during the debate, which some found insulting and others just found to be fodder for some unique Halloween buttons. (No word on whether this person is handing them out instead of candy this year, but they are available in a 100 pack.)
McCain’s repeated use of “My friends” to introduce his points also resonated with Obama supporters, who are taking the time to remind the Senator that he is not Tom Anderson and they’re not feeling the friend vibe.
Most the commentary out there gives the win for last night to Obama, including more conservative news sources. What the American people thought of this specific debate, of course, will be history in a month – that’s when the voting speaks louder than any candidate buzzword.
The third and final Presidential debate is next Wednesday, October 15th.