“He’s come from a white family and a black family,
and he’s married to a black woman, and they’re cool people.
They are really cool. They are Jack and Jackie Kennedy when
you see them together. They are cool. And they’re
great-looking, and they’re cool and they’re young, and
they’re — everything seems to be great....He may not win
this thing because everybody in America is not going to be
in a room with him somewhere. And it doesn’t quite -- It
worked with you on TV, but I tell you when you’re in the
room, it’s just like one of those things like Hillary
Clinton, if you’re in the room you understand what a likable
person she is. If you’re in with Obama, you feel the spirit.
Moving.” — MSNBC’s Chris Matthews talking about Democratic
candidate Barack Obama on NBC’s Tonight Show, January
Obama: “Let’s roll back the Bush tax cuts on the
wealthiest Americans, let’s make certain that those
resources go to the people who need it....We’re not going to
solve it by pretending that issues of poverty and struggle
among working families are just going to go away magically
because the stock market is going up.” Moderator Chris Matthews: “So much of what you say
just grabs people like me, because it sounds like Bobby
Kennedy.” — Exchange at AFSCME Democratic candidates forum shown
live on MSNBC, June 19, 2007.
“Today they gathered
by the thousands at American University, sensing a moment of
history. John F. Kennedy gave the commencement address here
five months before he was shot. And today the audacity of
hope had its rendezvous with destiny. The Kennedy clan
anointed Barack Obama a son of Camelot.” — David Wright on ABC’s
World News, January 28,
Presenters & Accepters
Master of Ceremonies Cal Thomas
introduced our final presenter, radio
host Mark Levin.
Mark Levin presented the nominees for
the "Barack Obama Gives a Thrill Up
My Leg Award."
Mark Levin introduces Congressman
Mike Pence who Accepts Award in jest.
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