5.29.2008

33 Things The Obama Campaign Never Did

davefromqueens has put together an interesting list of all the things Brack Obama could have brought up during the campaign but chose not too. Accroding the davefromqueens, the list includes "Right wing smears and lies against the Clintons that are untrue and should be denounced. On these smears and lies I have and always will defend the Clintons & true things that the Clintons did and could legitimately be denounced for but the Obama campaign chose not too."

Here's a sample:

  1. They never brought up Marc Rich, but could have.
  1. They never smeared Hillary with lies about Vince Foster but could have.
  1. They never brought up the millions of dollars in speaking fees that Bill Clinton has earned from Saudi Arabia, but could have.
  1. They never brought up Whitewater, but could have.
  1. They never brought up Monica Lewinsky, but could have.
  1. They never brought up Hillary's potential ethics problems from the early 1970s while in Washington as a lawyer, but could have.
  1. They never brought up Hugh Rodham but could have.
  1. They never brought up impeachment but could have.
  1. They never brought up Sandy Berger and the files in his socks but could have.
  1. They never brought up the instance in which, as a young lawyer, Hillary Clinton attacked the credibility of an alleged 12 year old rape victim. But they could have.
  1. They never brought up the fact that Democrats saw a 30% decline (from 30 governorships to 21) in the number of state houses controlled from the time the Clinton's came to power to the time they left office. But they could have.
  1. They never brought up the Rose Law Firm, but could have.
  1. They never brought up the fact that when the Clintons came to power the Democrats controlled the Senate but that changed just two years later. But they could have.
  1. They never brought up Doug Coe but could have.
  1. They never brought up Bill Clinton's foreign business dealings but could have.
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