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McCain Obama
Debate Score:225
Arguments:62
Total Votes:416
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Which candidate would you feel most comfortable leaving your child with for the day?

Think about it and be honest&nonpartisan

McCain

Side Score: 95
VS.

Obama

Side Score: 130

He's grandfatherly looking and he can teach my kids survival skills in case they ever get captured by terrorist.

Besides, Obama would try that diplomacy crap with my kids. Have you ever tried reasoning with a small child?

Side: McCain
2 points

Besides, Obama would try that diplomacy crap with my kids. Have you ever tried reasoning with a small child?

Yes, unfortunately I thought that children could be understanding and compromising. As you may have guessed, I don't baby-sit anymore. (;

Side: McCain
jessald(1915) Disputed
0 points

GODDAMMIT JOE THE PLURAL OF "TERRORIST" IS "TERRORISTS". THERE'S AN "S" AT THE END.

/deep breath/

Sorry, but that's been bugging me for a while now :)

Side: Obama

Hmmm, I was wondering about that spell check thing. But how can you be certain I wasn't trying to give you a stroke? ;)

Side: Obama
0 points

I'm sure Obama would do fine reasoning with children, at least though it wouldn't be as native as McCain's reasoning.

Side: Obama
4 points

McCain is old. Old people tend to have cool stories of what it was like back in the war days. Hahaha. I'd like my kids to be interested in history.

Side: McCain
3 points

I would never knowingly leave my children with someone who associates with terrorists - therefore, McCain wins!

Side: McCain
jessald(1915) Disputed
2 points

Who are these terrorists that Obama supposedly associates with? Sounds to me like somebody's been swallowing conservative propaganda.

Side: Obama
Inkwell(328) Disputed
3 points

He was named as chairman of a foundation run by Ayres who is unrepentant about bombing the Pentagon and other government buildings as a leader of the Weather Underground. He can minimize his relationship all he wants but he didn't merely serve on a board with the man. He took the position for the same reason he joined a racist hate mongering church. They both put a lot of money on the streets when he was a community organizer on the streets. If he would have just admitted that this was his reason, it would all have blown over by now. People understand doing things for your job. It is like a white guy down south joining a restricted club for the business contacts. But if he really expects us to believe he was appointed by the guy and had only the most superficial of relationships, or that he belonged to the church for twenty years and didn't know that Wright preached a racist hateful philosophy, I just can't be that stupid. even if I tried. Sorry

Side: McCain
-1 points

Find the argument titled "Should you be concerned". It's a great smear article. Now I will bite my tongue. :)))

Side: Obama
funkyfrog199(45) Disputed
-1 points

JUST BCUZ OBAMAS MUSLIM DOESNT MEANS HES A FREAKIN TRRORIST!!! There is absouleuly NOOOO proof he is. This is freakin annoying people always think this bcuz hes black and muslim!! please ddont take this offensively but there is no proof hes terrorist or ssociated with them so shut ur ....

Side: Obama
3 points

McCain would at least be willing to say, "No!" to a child. Obama would be a diplomatic idiot even when it fails.

Side: McCain
2 points

He would teach my kid how to survive. It would be like having Cotton Hill watch my kid. Plus, my kid could say he meet a real American hero!

Side: McCain
2 points

MCCAIN!

Although I have no kids

Obama with his big ears would scare my kids away!

McCain can be kind, sweet, endearing, and can come down to a child's level

Obama is orderly, distant, and all in all strange...

McCain might take them to get an ice cream cone

while Obama teaches them in depth sex ed!!!!

Geez, Obama running a day care!

insanity!

Side: McCain
1 point

McCain. I know if someone tries to kidnap my kid, McCain will be ripping that motherfucker's head off.

Obama will try to talk to the guy and then try to negotiate with him over the phone... pay a ransom while the kidnapper rapes my kid.

o yes, no one died, but i have a fucked up kid for life... thanks Obama.

Side: McCain
3 points

haha!!!!!

Great answer!!!!!

Side: McCain
2 points

Hahaha, I don't know if that was... appropriate, but the part about how Obama would sit around on a phone and pay ransoms while you're away gives a hilarious image.

Side: Obama
jessald(1915) Disputed
2 points

McCain? Ripping heads off? 50 years ago maybe.

Now he'd probably just get really pissed off and then die of a heart attack.

Supporting Evidence: sucker punch (img394.imageshack.us)
Side: Obama
ThePyg(6736) Disputed
3 points

McCain fought a line backer only a little while ago. you obviously don't know McCain.

Side: McCain
0 points

McCain!

I'm kinda Independent, but this one goes to McCain!!!!

He is inviting and kind...

He's true and trustworthy...

Side: McCain
0 points

Atleast John Mccain wouldn't teach my 2 children that homosexuality is just fine, or that theres no such thing as a higher power an we should all be muslims,or how about theres no purpose in placing your hand to your heart while singing the national anthem,or hey you don't have to attend chuch on sunday to worship!?!

Side: McCain
Bohemian(3861) Disputed
0 points

or hey you don't have to attend chuch on sunday to worship!?!

You don't. This is why we have freedom of religion. People are free to practice their beliefs however they choose.

Side: Obama
1 point

Since I was so inappropriately downvoted, would someone like to explain how we don't have freedom of Religion?

Side: Obama
-5 points
2 points

This ones easy. With Obama I don't have to worry about him dying before I get home. Who knows what kinda trouble my kid would get into with no supervision and the corpse of an old white guy in my living room.

Side: Obama
2 points

Obama seems like a more family man than McCain. Yes, McCain has six or seven children, however if you watch them with their families, pictures can not lie. Obama seems as though he would have more of a positive influence on my child, and seems very down-to-earth. He has a lot to teach and share, and my children can relate to him much more than McCain. He seems to care and I would definately trust my children with him more than with McCain.

Side: Obama
nagtroll(274) Disputed
0 points

You are all wrong, the correct answer is Ron Paul - HE DELIVERED OVER 4,000 BABIES you brainwashed twits. And yes, there were more than just two candidates, just not for morons like yourself. Please stop voting, please. Please. Morons.

Side: Dr Ron Paul delivered over 4000 babies
2 points

He seems like a pretty decent guy. McCain has poor character judgment in people, so I don't know what kind of friends of his he would let around my kid. Also Obama probably has some good stories.

Side: Obama
1 point

McCain's about as grandfatherly as a Kodiak is cuddly. He's angry because becoming President would trump Daddy's and Granddaddy's Admiral in the Navy status, but they're not around to use their clout to get him the job. His judgment is obviously flawed as evidenced by his choice for V.P. and then there's the obvious risk of him having a heart attack and falling on the poor kid.

Side: Obama

I'd totally leave my kids with Obama! They could play with his kids and his dog on all the big lawns of the White House. Hell, I wish I could go play with his kids and his dog on all the big lawns of the White House, and then have his wife bring me some iced tea and cookies.

Side: Obama

Obama would instill ideas of hope, and independence into my children. McCain on the other hand would probably scare them by saying they were in danger from terrorists when in reality you are more likely to be killed by lightening in the U.S. then by a terrorist.

(Plus who do you think would be better at reading a children's book)

Side: Obama
0 points

Obama, no questions. He's cool, he can dance- as evidenced on the Ellen show, and he has a nice smile. McCain seems cranky, off center, and picked for his running mate someone who shoots wolves from planes. I just get this image of a little kid running down the street in one of those bursts of kid energy, and seeing McCain and Palin giving chase in a helicopter, shooting tranquilizer darts at the little guy. Yikes!

Side: Obama
0 points

John McCain, may pass out, or die on the job leaving my kids alone.

Side: Obama
0 points

Obama is young enough to chase after them!

Side: Obama
-1 points

are you kidding me mccain is way to old. my child would have a ball with the obama's

Side: Obama
0 points

So if McCain dies while caring for my kid for a day, does that mean Palin's going to step in to babysit? I'm all sorts of NOT in favor of that. My daughter's too young to be forced into marriage under uncomfortable circumstances.

Side: Obama
-1 points

Obama wouldn't try to convert my kids.

Side: Obama
-2 points
0 points

So what would McCain do that you would prefer?

Waterboard, obviously.

Side: Obama
-2 points
-2 points
0 points

No, it's about instinctive trust and warmth! Isn't it possible a child might have some fun with a grandfather? Just sitting around, telling stories. having an ice cream or going fishing?

If McCain has that many health problems and is too old, perhaps he can't run a country either!

Side: Obama
-2 points
-2 points
-3 points
0 points

iamdavidh - You really need to write "100 McCain Jokes". You could even team up with David Letterman. With each day that passes you could add the next edition too. You'll make millions!

My favorite is the baby food one.

I've got one to add too - He might think your kid was fundamentally safe while sticking a butter knife in that electrical outlet! Ouch!

We're goin to hell - heehee

Side: Obama
1 point

TY! ;)

How about,

When my kids come home with a bad report card McCain could tell me "What your kid doesn't understand is..." (if you saw the debate today.)

Maybe he wouldn't charge me a babysitting fee, in the hopes it would just eventually "trickle down."

I would see my kid pissing in the diapers, he would see trickle down peeconomics.

McCain could begin training my toddler for his eventual tour of duty in Iraq.

McCain would be convenient, he has the same bedtime and they both wake up at least six times during the night.

lol, but enough's enough already. Your turn.

Side: Obama
repubgal(336) Disputed
0 points

ooooo Obama has dark skin

McCain has pasty skin

ooooo

that's sooo funny...

Letterman would love that he just gets a kick out of pasties!

(bad joke, man)

he is not that old! 70's people! Most men here live well into the mid-80's

He'll be fine..

good joke though

Letterman is mad at McCain for the whole I'm cacelling my appearance on your show thing.,,

Side: McCain
iamdavidh(4856) Disputed
2 points

Actually that was a hillarious joke.

I'm sure McCain will live to 100. And I hope he does. I just don't want him as President.

Yeah, that was lame because he was seen doing an interview the same time he was supposed to be on Letterman, in NYC, with Katie Currick. Didn't seem too busy with the economy during that interview. I'm pretty sure he was planning to go on Letterman at a later date, if he hasn't already. Be sure to catch him and tell me how he does.

Side: Obama