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Is Obama Ready for Prime Time?

1:15 PM, Mar 6, 2008 • By MICHAEL GOLDFARB
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From a McCain adviser:

It seems that there is much more than Tuesday's losses this week to raise serious doubts about whether the Obama operation is ready for prime time. He ends his first contentious press conference by walking out and simpering "I answered, like, eight questions." In the wake of NAFTA-gate denials, clarifications, and the release of the document that pretty much confirms the substance of the original CTV report, senior economic adviser Goolsbe is pulled back from speaking appearances. Now Obama foreign policy adviser Susan Rice says neither Clinton nor Obama are ready for that 3:00 am call. We of course agree: