Obama hailed 2008 GOP rival John McRINO for his “new-found” belief in global warming. It’s that “come together, crossing the political aisle” charade — something both Obama and RINOs like McCain love to exploit.
What it comes down to: McCain wants a small dose of the spotlight and Obama is pulling the “if one Republican says it, every Republican should say it” card.
“In 2008, I was running against a candidate who believed in climate change, believed in immigration reform, believed in reducing deficits in a balanced way,” Obama propagated to about 100 supporters in Vermont.
The deficit-balancing remark is bewildering. But let’s continue:
“We had profound disagreements, but the GOP candidate for president understood that some of these challenges required compromise and bipartisanship.” Obama added.
In other words, some of these challenges require bowing to my beliefs.