Monday, April 21, 2008

North Carolina Democratic Presidential Debate CANCELLED

North Carolina Democratic Party announced We regret to inform you that the proposed Democratic Presidential Debate scheduled for April 27 has been canceled due to time constraints and logistical issues
Like the fact that Obama was so upset at being asked real questions at the debate in Pennsylvania that he is afraid to enter another debate. He is not prepared to answer hard questions, and fears CBS’ Katie Couric might throw him some hardballs to try to keep her job at CBS (and if he can't handle a few hardballs from the press, why does he think he is prepared for the challenges he would face in the Oval Office).
associated with such a large, national event.

Mark Ambinder blogged Despite pressure from the governor, from the local media, from their own-state campaign, Barack Obama's advisers refused to accept an invitation to debate in North Carolina because they did not want to give Hillary Clinton any excuse to stay in the race beyond Tuesday, assuming she doesn't fare that well. The Obama campaign's gambit paid off: the debate is canceled.

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