REAL 'MURKINS  1:27 pm August 14, 2008

U.S. Troops Give Barack Obama Their Elitist ‘Money’

by Jim Newell

Oh ho ho: “According to an analysis of campaign contributions by the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics, Democrat Barack Obama has received nearly six times as much money from troops deployed overseas at the time of their contributions than has Republican John McCain, and the fiercely anti-war Ron Paul, though he suspended his campaign for the Republican nomination months ago, has received more than four times McCain’s haul.” Wow. Barack Obama hates American troops so much that he takes all of their money! [OpenSecrets via AMERICAblog]

 

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Lionel Hutz Esq. August 14, 2008 at 1:31 pm

When did the Troops become gay and Muslim?

tonashideska August 14, 2008 at 1:32 pm

[re=59682]Lionel Hutz Esq.[/re]: Don’t ask. don’t tell

Lionel Hutz Esq. August 14, 2008 at 1:33 pm

And why do the Troops hate America?

MoodProcessor August 14, 2008 at 1:33 pm

He had a side bet with them about JEd’s baby making abilities. That’s all. Nothing to see here.

BoreExpert August 14, 2008 at 1:34 pm

Why do the Troops hate america?

Tawmn August 14, 2008 at 1:34 pm

They made Uncle Sam look whiter in that picture!

BoreExpert August 14, 2008 at 1:34 pm

doh! Lionel…

Kos August 14, 2008 at 1:35 pm

Cheney Chickenhawk must be angry.

BadNewsJack August 14, 2008 at 1:35 pm

[re=59688]BoreExpert[/re]: [re=59685]Lionel Hutz Esq.[/re]: Bastards, I was gonna say that. Well, great minds think alike I guess.

Naked Bunny with a Whip August 14, 2008 at 1:37 pm

This is what happens when you let negroes in the Army. It was their master plan to enslave the White Race all along. I’ll just have to learn to accept being some hunky, uniformed darkies’ sex slave. Bummer.

Monsieur Grumpe August 14, 2008 at 1:37 pm

It’s just their way of saying “Get me the fuck out of here!”

Larry Fine August 14, 2008 at 1:38 pm

Does Obama also get funding from kickbacks from the Afghan warlord drug-kingpins?

Noodle Salad August 14, 2008 at 1:38 pm

These are those overseas foreign troops, probably stationed in the Mooslim world. What about those brave heroes fighting the internets wars and earning McCain points in the struggle against the Librul infidels here in ‘Merica?

S.Luggo August 14, 2008 at 1:38 pm

If one counts body bags as contributions, then McCain is doing quite well.

AngryBlakGuy August 14, 2008 at 1:38 pm

…no wonder we haven’t won the war on terror, because our military is full of America haters!!!

Servo August 14, 2008 at 1:39 pm

I’m sure we’ll see a lot of absentee ballots disappear.

lolbyist August 14, 2008 at 1:40 pm

Damn those liberal soldiers!!!!

NoWireHangers August 14, 2008 at 1:40 pm

This is great, but then I remember that the undecideds and bitters don’t care about things like facts and polls and such. Kerry had a Purple Heart and they made him look like a wimpy elitist fool. How do you get through to Morans? I wish I knew.

Junior August 14, 2008 at 1:41 pm

BoreExpert, etc…, allow me to answer that question.

If I were a troop, I’d hate America because of the chafing, caused by walking around that hellish dustbowl in all sorts of gear. I’d especially hate republicans, cuz they sent us there and all.

MoodProcessor August 14, 2008 at 1:42 pm

[re=59706]Servo[/re]: If they really cared about their country, they’d be here on election day!

Cape Clod August 14, 2008 at 1:42 pm

Obviously the troops understand the candidates’ positions better the the mainstream media.

rina August 14, 2008 at 1:43 pm

Why is Bob Novak dressed as Uncle Sam?

blowhard August 14, 2008 at 1:43 pm

Bitter soldiers clinging to their guns.

BadNewsJack August 14, 2008 at 1:45 pm

The troops aren’t supporting the troops.

Hart88 August 14, 2008 at 1:46 pm

[Jonah Goldberg]I think this proves my point[/Jonah Goldberg]

S.Luggo August 14, 2008 at 1:49 pm

[re=59710]NoWireHangers[/re]: Two Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star and a Silver Star, that fucking Defeatocrat.

S.Luggo August 14, 2008 at 1:51 pm

[re=59716]blowhard[/re]: and Kevlar vests.

shortsshortsshorts August 14, 2008 at 1:51 pm

Blackwater should totally rape an Iraqi over this.

Iggy Plop August 14, 2008 at 1:52 pm

i’m going to e-mail that story to my racist, Republican Army warrant officer brother-in-law every day until something better comes along.

AngryBlakGuy August 14, 2008 at 1:53 pm

[re=59706]Servo[/re]: …they wont have time to fill them out when they are fighting in Georgia.

CivicHoliday August 14, 2008 at 1:57 pm

Haha! Ron Paul is beating out McCain in troop donations! Perhaps they got a whif of his stanky record with veterans groups? I know too many who’ve served 3 or more tours. Good for them for making their voices heard through the allmighty dollar.

AngryBlakGuy August 14, 2008 at 1:57 pm

[re=59731]shortsshortsshorts[/re]: …nah, this milestone calls for something truly special. Like drugging and gang raping a fellow female contractor maybe!!! Or is that only for the celebration of Ronald Reagan’s birthday?

sezme August 14, 2008 at 2:01 pm

[re=59685]Lionel Hutz Esq.[/re]: More the point, Why won’t the troops support the troops? Ha ha!

TGY August 14, 2008 at 2:01 pm

[re=59699]Monsieur Grumpe[/re]: Yes, well played.

sezme August 14, 2008 at 2:03 pm

[re=59719]BadNewsJack[/re]: D’oh!

Serolf Divad August 14, 2008 at 2:06 pm

Just being provocative here, but I bet If McCain were a young POW in Iraq, I he and his fellow prisoners would secretly fashion an envelope out of tea bags and weave a check out of camel hair and make a contribution to Obama, too.

mookworthjwilson August 14, 2008 at 2:09 pm

[re=59737]CivicHoliday[/re]: Are they supporting him with Liberty Dollars or Ameros?

weirdiowasculpture August 14, 2008 at 2:25 pm

[re=59764]mookworthjwilson[/re]: Fiat money, which they know is worthless. (BTW, was Mookie Wilson’s first name really “Mookworth?” This is probably a really stupid question, but I live on the west coast.)

Fear of a Black Reagan August 14, 2008 at 2:34 pm

RedState is going apeshit. It would be hilarious if they weren’t trying to Cut The Troops’ Throats.

Doglessliberal August 14, 2008 at 2:39 pm

[re=59710]NoWireHangers[/re]: we need to convince them Election Day is November 6 this year.

cal August 14, 2008 at 2:39 pm

[re=59807]Fear of a Black Reagan[/re]: When is RedState NOT going apeshit?

mattbolt August 14, 2008 at 2:43 pm

Maybe if Ronnie gets enough military support he can convert his blimp into a fearsome military airship, casting an ominous shadow over the people of Iraq as it rained explosives down on the streets of Baghdad like a fearsome Great War Zeppelin, all while reminding the people of Iraq with its massive emblazoned message to “GOOGLE RON PAUL”

TGY August 14, 2008 at 2:47 pm

You left out the real kicker: Ron Paul got four times as much as WALNUTS! and he isn’t even running anymore. I guess he failed to stay flat.

Serolf Divad August 14, 2008 at 2:49 pm

[re=59807]Fear of a Black Reagan[/re]:
Let’s have a link! I want to laugh at them for a while.

sarcasticusername August 14, 2008 at 2:50 pm

the republicans have done their best to make sure the troops make as little money as possible and barry has the nerve to take those pennies away from them. why does he hate the troops? why does he hate america? now walnuts & co are going to have to strip the troops of ALL of their protective gear to punish them for this display of obvious hatred for american values.

TGY August 14, 2008 at 2:53 pm

[re=59827]TGY[/re]: However, those are heavily armed Paultards. I am perturbed.

grendel August 14, 2008 at 2:53 pm

[re=59716]blowhard[/re]: Don’t forget religion… they cling to that too.

sarcasticusername August 14, 2008 at 2:56 pm

monsieur grumpe: you mean the troops don’t want to stay in iraq for all eternity? who knew. they’d obviously rather lose a war so they can come home and be lazy bastards. do people not believe in honor anymore?

grendel August 14, 2008 at 2:58 pm

I can’t wait to hear Walnuts say that the troops contributing to Barry are defeatist traitor surrender-monkeys.

trophy(forparticipation)wife August 14, 2008 at 2:58 pm

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Lionel Hutz Esq. August 14, 2008 at 3:28 pm

[re=59695]BadNewsJack[/re]: [re=59719]BadNewsJack[/re]: [re=59743]sezme[/re]: [re=59691]BoreExpert[/re]: Great minds? Or are all of us just drinking more than we should on a Thursday?

Still, I think we can all agree that the troops are committed to a policy of defeat.

ReverendGreen August 14, 2008 at 3:54 pm

Whether it’s a fallacy or not, if I were Obama, I would cite this and say “I guess supporting the troops means more often than not supporting me” to anger ol’ Walnuts and get him to lose his bladder during the debates.

Joey Ratz August 14, 2008 at 4:53 pm

These are obviously the ‘phony soldiers’ Country Above Self warned us about.

gadfly August 14, 2008 at 7:15 pm

Why don’t our troops… support… our troops?

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