The October Surprise 2008 Edition

Expect plenty of disagreement. Just keep it civil.

What do you think will be the "October Surprise"

Palin "resigns" and is replaced
No votes
Capture of Osama Bin Laden
No votes
Terrorist Attack
Economy issues solved thanks to McCain
Economy issues solved thanks to Obama
No votes
Rattling the sword at North Korea or Iran
No votes
Total votes: 4

Bennett Cerf
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Postby Bennett Cerf » Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:48 am

So today's the day, right?

What time does Osama bin Laden's state of the union address start?

David R. Modny
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Postby David R. Modny » Tue Nov 04, 2008 8:39 am

I have to chuckle a bit at this. How come when no tape appears, it's "Another Success in the Secret US Campaign to Silence al Qaeda"...i.e. a Republican Administration, pre-election "success" story? Yet, when one appeared at the 11th hour in ' come it wasn't considered a FAILURE!?!? LOL!

And...actually played to Bush's election favor.

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Postby Beatlesfan03 » Tue Nov 04, 2008 1:50 pm

Well seeing as Al Qaeda was late on the 9/11 anniversary tape, one can only assume that we'll see it in a few weeks after the election has been decided.

I do think the whole "national security" angle got Bush the election in '04, but I felt that the appearance of Osama was rather anti-climatic. I mean, was there anyone not expecting it?