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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #288

QUAKE: Magnitude 7.8 earthquake hits central China. Death toll up to 9000.

FATIGUE?: At a campaign stop in Beaverton, Oregon, Barack Obama says he's visited all 57 states.

BREAKING THE DINNER CODE: Radio host Michael Smerconish compares Arianna Huffington to 'a hooker who gives up a john' for saying McCain told her he didn't vote for Bush in 2000.

JOHN MCCAIN: McCain puts 14-year-old girl on the spot, later describes her as "very attractive."

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  1. FATIGUE? Andy asks...I have no doubt if it had been McCain, the question would have been "SENILITY?".

    What does it say that the youthful one can't remember how many states there are in the union - twice, in fact.

    Obamaminions attack in 3...2...1...

    Posted by: Robert | May 12, 2008 3:31:31 PM


  2. He meant 47, obviously... give the guy a break...

    Posted by: Anonymous | May 12, 2008 3:45:52 PM


  3. Poor baby. This campaign has been grueling on everybody--I'm f...kin' sick of it! Obviously, he was including Mexico's states, you silly boys.

    Just as long as he remembers that his vice-president has to be a North American... but not necessarily a gringo....maybe Mario Lopez? Oh, goodie, two sexy papis in the White House.

    Posted by: Derrick from Philly | May 12, 2008 3:48:45 PM


  4. I most certainly will not give him a break... no one gives any of the other candidates a break.. he doesn't deserve one either.

    Posted by: Eric | May 12, 2008 3:59:12 PM


  5. You know, this "gotcha" politics is really getting old. Anyone can make these kind of mistakes when you're on the campaign trail for months on end.

    The bigger issue: why are the media continuing to propogate this pandering, with so many great issues facing the world? At some point, the media (including bloggers such as Towleroad) need to take back responsibilty, and put the focus back on hard-hitting issues.

    Especially now that most media is corporate owned, any kind of investigative reporting or true focus on the "issues" will fall to bloggers. Come on, Andy, take the lead. Reject such drivel and take the high road!

    Posted by: Kergan | May 12, 2008 4:21:37 PM


  6. If that's the worst mistake he has made, then I'm not worried about him being the president.

    Posted by: anon | May 12, 2008 4:32:28 PM


  7. As said, this is the second time he's done this. is it important? No. Will the GOP be running this bit through October? Yes.

    No one is gaffe-free, but you gotta stop giving your enemy ammo.

    Posted by: Marco | May 12, 2008 4:33:13 PM


  8. C'mon...let's talk about Bush-isms. Should we even being to go there?

    I think it's better that he knows the difference between the Sunnis/Shiites. McCain anyone?

    Who cares...

    Posted by: gay and republican makes no sense | May 12, 2008 4:38:24 PM


  9. Again, totally agree, but look what they did to Kerry.

    The GOp doesn't have issues. This bullshit is all they have and they live for it.

    Posted by: Marco | May 12, 2008 5:15:03 PM


  10. The 57 states of Obamamania....

    Posted by: anon | May 12, 2008 5:33:21 PM


  11. I wonder if Obama knows how to spell
    p-o-t-a-t-o-e?

    Posted by: Keith | May 12, 2008 6:22:46 PM


  12. he was actually thinking about the 57 islamic states that he is so in tune with.

    there are 57 islamic states.

    Posted by: tofer david | May 12, 2008 10:55:54 PM


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