Obama: so many drawbacks

By Megan McArdle

Is Obama too skinny for the presidency?

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As Eric Martin says,

So in addition to being too popular, too charismatic and too eloquent to be President, Barack Obama is apparently too physically fit as well.  Those are some serious drawbacks. 

If we can confirm that Obama is also exceedingly intelligent,
displays good judgment and is competent, this guy's gonna be downright
unelectable. 

I'm frankly disappointed in the negative campaigning from the McCain side.  It's nowhere near as bad as the ads that ran from both sides in 2004, but still . . . here in DC, McCain is now running anti-Obama ads with a voice over in the same tones that the ninth grade bully-princess used to inform everyone that her newest enemy had, like, totally slept with a tenth grader behind the bleachers.  This does not make me more likely to vote for Senator from Arizona.



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