Chicago Sun-Times
The scoop from Washington

Barack Obama John McCain third and final presidential debate. What questions would you ask?

| 6 Comments

If you could ask John McCain or Barack Obama at the third and final presidential debate Wednesday night at Hostra University on Long Island......What would you ask?

6 Comments

I would love to ask McCain a question, but have little hope that I would receive a direct and honest answer. I'd like to know how America can trust him to keep his word as President when he has renegged on promises during his campaign to focus on the issues and avoid negative, spurious attacks on his opponent. If I had the opportunity to ask this question, I believe his response would be evasive or that he would respond by conjuring imaginary similar behavior by his opponent. I'd just like to hear him talk about his own strategy without comparing it to Obama or using Obama's name. I'd like to ask him to state his case on its own merit without juvenile jabs at his opponent.

I'd also like to ask Barack if he is buying Ojamas for his family this Christmas.

Preferably addressed to Mr. Obama.

How would you implement independent oversight of the way the bail out money is spent?

Would you reintroduce controls such as Glass Stesgle and other rules that would insert "circuit breakers" into the financial system?

Would you develop a more balanced set of relationships with all sovereign states and strive for a less polarized world?

I'd ask Barack to justify his endorsements of the Chicago Machine (Stroger, Blago, specifically).

I'd ask McCain what his current feelings are towards amnesty for illegal immigrants.

I'd ask Obama to provide concrete examples of where John McCain actually used the race card; since, the only campaign I hear mentioning race, or racial relations, is his.

I'd ask Obama how he proposes to change the political atmosphere in Washington when he didn't raise a finger to make any substantive changes in his home state.

Are you keeping up with all the breakthroughs is all the disciplines and the new sciences, especially of the mind? I think those are the skills you will need in the Presidency.

BARACK OBAMA IS YOUNGER, SMARTER, HE IS BETTER
FOR AMERICA, WE DON'T NEED JOHN MCCAIN THE SO
CALLED MAVERICK TO RUN THE GREATEST COUNTRY ON
EARTH!
ANYBODY ASSOCIATED WITH KARL ROVE DOESN'T DESERVE
TO WIN THE PRESIDENCY!
YOU HANG OUT WITH DOGS AND YOU GET FLEES!

DOES IF FEEL FUNNY THAT YOUR WIFE CAN'T BUY YOU
THE WHITE HOUSE?
SHE BOUGHT YOU THE CONGRESSIONAL SEAT!
SHE BANKROLLED YOU IN THE SENATE!
SHE CAN'T GET YOU OVER THE HUMP!
CHARLES KEATING YOUR JAIL BIRD FRIEND IS OUT OF
PRISON, POOR JUDGMENT JOHN TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH
THIS GUY!
NOW CHEW ON THAT AFTER THIS DEFEAT!

Leave a comment

Get the Sweet widget

More widgets

Video

Lynn Sweet

Lynn Sweet is a columnist and the Washington Bureau Chief for the Chicago Sun-Times.

Stay in touch

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Lynn Sweet published on October 15, 2008 7:46 AM.

Obama radio ad talks about Ayers was the previous entry in this blog.

McCain misleading public in role Ayers played in Obama political career is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.