Obama - Phony Peacenick - Fighting Words

About: Obama At Bon Jovi Event

I often get mad at the media's use of red herring words such as slam, blast etc. [see: item 7056] .  The buzzword de jure besides the above in the current election is fight. The breakdown is as follows:

Fascinating, eh? The party of peacenicks & aging hippies associates to the word fight more often.  I remember Hillary's making that her favorite word during the final weeks of her campaign.  Below is Obama's fighting stance from the article referenced:

 I hear he takes no prisoners in political fights!

Tags

  1. peacenicks
  2. fighting
  3. politics
  4. irony

Comments


Seth says
Well i was pretty well nauseated by McCain's use of the word in his acceptance speech.

source: McCain's acceptance speech

I fought for ...

I don't mind a good fight. For reasons known only to God, I've had quite a few tough ones in my life. But I learned an important lesson along the way. In the end, it matters less that you can fight. What you fight for is the real test.

I fight for Americans. I fight for you. I fight for Bill and Sue ...

I fight for Jake ...

I fight for the family of Matthew ...

I fight to restore the pride ...

[etc]

Btw, you should give sources for your fight counts above ... i don't believe them.  While your at it count the number of times the McCain campaign has used his POW experience. 


Mark de LA says
Well, I just googled the words "Obama fight" etc.....
FYI, McCain did fight in a war ostensibly for America's values. (under a Democrat president)


Mark de LA says
Since the only criteria was google search on the term "candidate fight" your your argument is toast because it shows Obama is at the top. Obviously it not a rigid scientific experiment but a trend line.


Mark de LA says
seth 2008-09-06 11:39:09 10442
M 2008-09-06 11:29:15 10442
Well, I just googled the words "Obama fight" etc.....
FYI, McCain did fight in a war ostensibly for America's values. (under a Democrat president)

Well i guess you know that is worthless for the purpose for which you used it.  Now write on the blackboard "McCain fought in a war" 1,000,000 times or until he looses the election whichever comes first.
None of your comments so far have anything to do with the hot button buzzwords which I pointed out.  The subject is really the irony which is pointed out by google searching.


Seth says
M 2008-09-06 11:51:38 10442
seth 2008-09-06 11:39:09 10442
M 2008-09-06 11:29:15 10442
Well, I just googled the words "Obama fight" etc.....
FYI, McCain did fight in a war ostensibly for America's values. (under a Democrat president)

Well i guess you know that is worthless for the purpose for which you used it.  Now write on the blackboard "McCain fought in a war" 1,000,000 times or until he looses the election whichever comes first.
None of your comments so far have anything to do with the hot button buzzwords which I pointed out.  The subject is really the irony which is pointed out by google searching.

My point is that your Google search does not show the irony of "The party of peacenicks & aging hippies associates to the word fight more often".  Track down actual instances of the search and see how many were actually associated by democrats.  For example the second one on my list is from Michelle Malkin who is a angry right wing blogger. 

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