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Is Barack Obama the first metrosexual candidate for president?

August 26, 2008

Andy Martin says Barack Obama should look at his own feet before he criticizes John McCain’s shoes. Pedicure politics comes to the presidential campaign.

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION DOINGS: PART TWO

Barack Obama: The first metrosexual candidate for President of the United States

Feet and shoes take center place in Andy Martin’s web-footed analysis of the left’s effort to demonize Senator John McCain

ANDY MARTIN
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BARACK OBAMA SHOULD STAY AWAY FROM SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN’S FEET, OR HE RISKS GETTING THE BOOT FROM THE AMERICAN PEOPLE

COMMENTS BY KEITH OLBERMANN DO GET THE BOOT FROM ANDY MARTIN

METROSEXUAL DEMOCRAT OBAMA SHOULD TREAD LIGHTLY ON MCCAIN’S SHOES

“PEDICURE POLITICS” ENTERS THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

WILL OBAMA RAISE TAXES TO INSTALL A “SPA” IN THE WHITE HOUSE?

(DENVER, CO)(DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION)[August 25, 2008] Who’d a thunk it? Feet and shoes taking center place in a presidential campaign?

And, finally, our long national nightmare is over?

America has a metrosexual candidate of the United States: Barack Obama.

Feet and shoes are no minor matter, mind you. Jesus washed his disciples’ feet as a show of humility. We talk about “getting the boot,” and in Britain they use the expression “putting the boot into” somebody. “Shoeless” Joe Jackson entered baseball history, http://www.shoelessjoejackson.com. Putting your foot in your mouth is a common expression. I often hear someone “hoofing it” in a hurry. “Barefoot” Sanders’ ran for office and became a federal judge.

I have heard the expression to “bigfoot someone.” Well, come to think of it, Maybe MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann is obsessed with ole Big Foot. After all, a phony “Big Foot” was recently featured on Olbermann’s program. Suckerrr.

Olbermann and some of his fellow travelers in the mainstream media have recently been obsessed with Senator John McCain’s shoes. Seems they are too expensive for Olbermann’s taste. Olbermann may get a paycheck from NBC, but he might as well be on Barack Obama’s payroll. So what gives with the shoes?

Obama is trying to demonize McCain by showing him as wealthy and out of touch. Obama attacked McCain’s homes and left Olbermann, always the yapping attack dog, to attack McCain’s shoes. But, if anything, soft shoes keep you in touch, not out of touch.

The media’s obsession with John McCain’s shoes over the past few weeks got me to thinking. Hmm. If Obama and Olbermann, as well as Olbermann’s TV wife (nee Maddow) are obsessed with McCain’s Ferragamo loafers, maybe they should take a look down at their own feet. Especially Obama’s.

Obama is the first metrosexual candidate for president.

Obama receives pedicures for his dainty little toes.

In places like New York and Los Angeles, women flock to manicurists and pedicurists. Nail salons are on every corner. “Madge” the manicurist was a TV advertising staple. When I told a good friend about this column she said “I wish I had the money to go.” Ahh, class warfare. Rich vs. poor?

But few men, other than apparently fellow African-American Bryan Gumbel, receive pedicures on a regular basis.

Senator Obama thus qualifies as the first metrosexual candidate for president.

Is there a pedicure gap? In the battleground states?

How many men in Ohio and Pennsylvania, and Illinois for that matter, have ever had a pedicure? How many struggling voters in battleground states are going to vote for a “pedicure candidate” for president, Mr. Obama? Not many I suspect. Is Obama going to raise taxes to cover the costs of installing a spa in the White House?

The irony is, of course, that Mr. McCain may need a pedicure as well, because his shoulders were crippled by North Vietnamese torturers at the Hanoi Hilton. He has difficulty reaching over.

And, so we close with the age-old admonition, Andy Martin’s law of pedestrian politics: Before you walk in another man’s shoes, check your own feet. If you don’t, you might get stomped. With Ferragamo loafers.

FULL DISCLOSURE: I am in Denver for the Democratic National Convention. I am only wearing New Balance running shoes. Approximate cost $140.00. I do not own an expensive pair of shoes.
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FULL DISCLOSURE: I have decided to oppose Barack Obama’s election and have become Executive Director of The Stop Obama Coalition, http://StopObamaCoalition.com. By default, I have become the national leader of the anti-Obama movement. I am not acting as either a Democrat or Republican. I have had no contact whatsoever with the McCain Campaign. The views expressed are entirely independent of McCain. I am not a member of any political organization. I am acting as an American citizen who sincerely believes Obama is not the man we need in the Oval Office. We are running a very dynamic and aggressive campaign against Obama. We know how. We are the recognized experts in the field. I will, however, continue to write my columns for ContrarianCommentary.com. /s/ Andy Martin
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Andy Martin is a legendary Chicago muckraker, author, Internet columnist, radio talk show host, broadcaster and media critic. Andy is the Executive Editor and publisher of http://www.ContrarianCommentary.com. © Copyright by Andy Martin 2008. Martin comments on regional, national and world events with over forty years of experience. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law. His columns are also posted at ContrarianCommentary.blogspot.com; contrariancommentary.wordpress.com. Andy is the author of Obama: The Man Behind The Mask, published in July 2008, see http://www.OrangeStatePress.com. MEDIA CONTACT: (866) 706-2639 E-MAIL: AndyMart20@aol.com [NOTE: We frequently correct typographical errors and additions/subtractions on our blogs, where you can find the latest edition of this release.]

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2 Comments
  1. Christian Mannhood permalink

    Elitists like you, are so out of touch with the American people.

    $140 dollars for shoes is a lot of money in my book.

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