The frequently sharp exchanges between barack obama and john mccain over whether to negotiate with iran is but the opening volley in what will be a in his own foreign affairs essay, obama wrote that america's essential challenge when it comes to china is to build a relationship that broadens. Mccain's campaign tried to paint obama as a naive, inexperienced political lightweight who would sit down with the leaders of anti-american regimes in cuba, iran, and venezuela without preconditions, claimed that he was merely a celebrity with little substance (airing an ad comparing obama to britney spears and paris. By contrast, only 8% of john mccain supporters were most troubled by his experience however, there are two problems with the attack on obama's inexperience: it isn't true, and it doesn't matter yet a campaign of misinformation has greatly exaggerated obama's alleged inexperience fred thompson's. The two democrats exchanged pointed words over each other's records on the war in iraq, which contrast sharply even as economic and domestic concerns become dominant in the race clinton voted in 2002 to authorize the invasion, which obama opposed from the start after obama again touted a high-profile antiwar. In his brief time on the national stage barack obama has been compared to a host of great 20th-century orators, including john f kennedy and ronald reagan but the most apt comparison may be to one of the greatest 19th-century orators: frederick douglass, the abolitionist leader in the new york. John mccain, having unleashed insane pandora, is now trying to stuff her back in the box, probably because human beings are horrified at seeing people at his rallies turn into prelynch mobs but when one of his supporters denounces obama as “an arab,” and mccain responds like a person (“he's a.
Barack obama vs john mccain comparison john mccain and barack obama were nominees for the 2008 united states presidential election from the republican and democratic party respectively barack obama won the 2008 presidential election contents 1 differences in economic poli. The results in this paper are based on the specific tax policy proposals of senator barack obama and senator john mccain the economy improves under each plan as compared to the cbo baselinethat assumes that all of the bush tax cuts disappear while bothcandidates plan to reduce taxes compared to this scenario. So permit me to jump the gun and begin comparing them jacob weisberg jacob weisberg is chairman and editor-in-chief of the slate group and author of the bush tragedy follow him on twitter watching obama and mccain in new hampshire over the weekend, what struck me was how much they. Barack hussein obama ii (august 4, 1961- ) served as the 44th president of the united states of america from 2009 to 2017, succeeding george w bush and followed by donald trump born in honolulu to a white american mother and a kenyan father, he spent his childhood in indonesia and hawaii before attending.
The popular-vote margins were similar — 51 to 48 percent for george w bush in 2004, 51 to 47 percent for barack obama in 2012 the one enormous difference was turnout turnout and mitt romney got only 1 percent more popular votes than john mccain had four years before in retrospect, it looks. So how did trump's address compare to barack obama's in 2008 from thanking their families to not thanking god, here's what we found canada's immigration website crashed · ballot paper as president, he would put her in jail back in 2008, obama said of his opponent, war veteran john mccain:.
In comparison, among the general population, the total number of eligible voters increased by just 46% population to 34% in 2008 in contrast, the share of eligible voters who were white fell from 752% in 2004 to 734% in 2008 in contrast, white voters supported mccain (55%) over obama (43%. January 20, 2017 (age 70 years and 7 months) left office january 20, 2017 term ended – time in office 8 years 2 terms 1 year and 3 days 1 term nickname barry no drama obama the donald vice president joe biden mike pence first lady michelle obama melania trump challengers john mccain mitt.
George w bush (republican) was the 43rd us president (2001-2009) barack obama (democrat) was the 44th president (2009-2017) here's a comparison of the critical elements of their economic policies defense both presidents spent more on defense than any administration since wwii. The impact of mccain's selection of running mate sarah palin and that of the financial crisis of 2008 upon the campaign trail and the election itself will be the differences and contrast between the candidates become apparent almost immediately (figure two), obama offers a striking contrast to clinton,. While obama captured 66% of the youth vote, compared with mccain's 31%, voters age 30 and older divided roughly evenly between the two candidates among those ages 18-29, obama took a majority among whites (54%-44%), and captured more than three-fourths of young hispanic voters (76%-19%).