Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), may or may not be A Bama.
But Barack Obama is definitely not Bambi.
“A Bama” being a person from Alabama. Euphemistically, a Black “Country” person from Alabama. An un-sophisticated person. A Bama.
In fairness, Sen. Obama is definitely not A Bama.
“Bambi” being the poor little, cute, adorable White Tailed Deer in the Walt Disney cartoon feature movie. The emotional high point of the tear-jerker came when Bambi’s poor mother was murdered in the forest by the dreaded gun-toting, White Hunter-Trappers (Swift-Boat Republicans).
In truth, the Junior Senator from Illinois and Democratic Presidential nominee with the even, dignified disposition has begun to act like he’s not going to be the innocent, Bambi, the victim-buck in this presidential debate story-line, even if the Arizona Senator tries to be the dreaded, gun-toting, Swift-Boat Republican.
So, Obama’s no Bambi.
In the Great Campaign Debate on the campus of the University of Mississippi Sept. 26…intentionally about “International Issues,” so as not to be about “race” in Mississippi: Sen. Obama more than held his own on what is presumed to be Republican nominee and Sen. John McCain’s strongest turf: international affairs and security.
Many early polls found there was a larger number of independent voters who felt Obama gained in the exchange, than there was those who felt McCain got the upper hand. So, Sen. Obama won. Continue reading