Senator John McCain left himself wide open for criticism after trying to upstage Barack Obama's victory speech last Tuesday, but gave a horrible, boring speech that was widely panned by most everyone in the political world. McCain is admittedly more comfortable in the town hall style venues and has challenged Obama to ten of them between now and November. After the tabloid style, RNC framed sham of a debate ABC foisted upon the Democratic candidates and the American electorate, Senator Obama should make them sweat a little. More from The Raw Story:
John McCain and Barack Obama rejected an offer Sunday from Mayor Michael Bloomberg and ABC News to host the first proposed presidential town hall because they do not want it limited to one television network.
McCain, the likely Republican nominee, last week asked his Democratic counterpart to join him for 10 meetings in the coming months, and campaign managers for both sides said they had agreed in spirit to schedule some type of joint appearances.
But the campaigns rejected a formal offer outlined in a letter from Bloomberg and ABC News on Sunday that envisioned kicking off the town hall series with a 90-minute, prime-time broadcast from New York. The campaigns said the candidates want the meetings open for broadcast on all television networks or on the Internet, rather than be sponsored by a single network or news organization. Read on...