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he gives little detail on what he plans to change? I don't understand are American people dumb? Are those Germans who were listening to him on that day dumb? its like this, I advertise to Jim from Texas a new car, and he asks me whats the difference to his old car, I say it will change his experience of driving, and that he must believe in this change.. And then he says ok he'll buy it.. Is it that simple, If politicians have been promising change for years and years, why do people still believe them? im not for mccain, im actually for obama but i am just wondering why obama is always critised for not giving detail on his change...

Asked By: xn0s - 8/4/2008
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Here is the change he proposes, and yes, it is quite detailed... More
Answered By: carter_lansford - 8/4/2008
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Mr. Perfect's campaign is being run by people whose professional qualifications are as marketers so your analogy to car salesmen is spot on. Mr. Perfect is being marketed to us just the way cars, laundry detergent, and breakfast cereal are marketed to us... More
Answered By: HotLulu853@hotmail.com - 8/4/2008
 
most americans ARE dumb, how do you think george bush got elected for two terms? because they are stupid. i'm an american and even i'll admitt it. i do not like this country.
Answered By: Angie - 8/4/2008
 
Was Phil right? Are you whining?? Here: www.BarackObama.com/Issues Knock yourself out.
Answered By: Audrey Hussein Kay - 8/4/2008
 
Alex. Do you know what McCain's plans are? If so, you must have done some research to find that information. Take some time and do some research on Obama and you will find the information you want. Additionally, you don't encourage others to believe your point of view by calling them dumb.
Answered By: Badash - 8/4/2008
 
The media says so that's why.
Answered By: Apu Nahasa peemypants - 8/4/2008
 
If you think he gives too little detail, you're not looking hard enough. Think of an issue that you think he's vague about. Then google it or look on his website and I guarantee you you'll find his position.
Answered By: jimmyeatworld711 - 8/4/2008
 
Obama's definition of change is changing his policy to match that of the Republican's.
Answered By: paul_foster44 - 8/4/2008
 
Many deny it, but what else can it be either because he is for communism or because he's black or both... More
Answered By: Member of the GOP - 8/4/2008
 
He popular because he's young, different than old Washington, has new ideas as to where this country should go and Americans want a change... More
Answered By: Larry Hussein S: AKA Larry S - 8/4/2008
 
Beats the hell out of me, the guy doesn't have an idea of his own, he's just copying what other people have already stated, other states have already implemented, he now wants a piece of the pie and doesn't want John McCain to get all the glory, NOW Barry is all about energy. I say, bah, humbug. MCCAIN '08
Answered By: I love the USA - 8/4/2008
 
Many of Obama's supporters do not realize this campaign slogan has been used endlessly in the past. In many cases, this is their first presidential election. Fortunately, there are 50 million independent voters who have lived through many an election and recognize a fraud when they hear one. Obama will not win in... More
Answered By: TruthSeeker - 8/4/2008
 
He was popular, and now that people are beginning to realize he is not the chosen one, that he is actually an arrogant, self absorbed socialist, the popularity is dwindling. Vote Anti Socialism Vote Republican
Answered By: inspiring author - 8/4/2008
 
If you package the slogan nicely than people will go for it. It all depends on how you deliver the package. Package can be empty, but hope is what people are looking for. People are optimistic in nature, and cons know how to take advantage of that.i
Answered By: Real Grit - 8/4/2008
 
I am sitting here listening to him right now & he is saying so much I would never want to have understand it all. He is clear, he is creative, intelligent. You have tuned him out for some personal reason. He has real plans & ideas & dems get tired of explaining everything to people like you who will not listen. Maybe... More
Answered By: Life Coach Lynne - 8/4/2008
 
He's on msnbc talking about energy at this moment. If you are really interested turn it on. It answers your question. But if you're not really interested in what he has to say just stay here and lie on him. But it would make you really dumb.
Answered By: legitamate2000 - 8/4/2008
 
To use you example, I have a car, it sucks I want a new one. I see one on the lot that is the same make and model as my current car (John McCain), and see this shiny new one (Obama). I buy Obama, even if there is no guarentee of any change for the better, I know I hate the one I have so why not try the different one... More
Answered By: OpenMind - 8/4/2008
 
Hey Leslie C, this is an election for President of the United States. Not one thing that you sight with your links has anything to do with the issues this country is facing. You are one of the people the McCain ad with Paris and Britney is reffering to.
Answered By: Probs 7 - 8/4/2008
 
Wow you hit hot buttons, didn't you? Some of the people ranting and raving to this question are exactly why this country is in the deep $&it that it's in. As long as the only thing you can say about the other side is mudslinging and insults, you never EVER will make this country a better place... More
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Answered By: CowboysFan - 8/4/2008
 
It's classic "Nixon/Kennedy" syndrome. Obama has no foreign policy credentials, but he looks good on camera. He's an anchor to sucker in young people (especially young women) like the proverbial Walrus in Alice in Wonderland. He can't discuss his agenda specifically because of its sinister nature.His plans for change... More
Answered By: nthnpnn - 8/4/2008
 
I, as a voter, want to know details of how a person running for President of the United States would change something. Senator Obama never gives any details of what changes he would bring or how he is planning to bring these changes about except to raise taxes. This must appeal to young people and others who don't... More
Answered By: Judy M - 8/4/2008
 
people, esp young people, want new and different....kind of antiestablishmentism
Answered By: ML - 8/4/2008
 
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