I learnt a new word today: "objectifying".
During the early hours of this morning I couldn't believe that John McCain referred to Barack Obama as "That One" - pointing to his opponent as one who had voted for an energy bill loaded with goodies for the oil companies. I don't think it was racist but it was certainly objectionable. It turned a human into an object. That's bad!
I don't think it will go away now either. Someone has already created a "That One" badge as a reminder. I noticed tonight that Obama, according to Gallup, has a 11% lead. That was before the "That One" debate.
Otherwise, I found the debate rather repetitive. I agree with CNN that McCain needed to win but didn't.
supremely and ardently solicitous
2 months ago