Friday, October 17, 2008

Top Ten (Plus Five) Catch Phrases of Election 2008

In the waning days of Election 2008, there has never been a greater need to settle the score.

Terrorist ties? Sex with lobbyists? Heavens no, I'm referring to catch phrases.

That's right, those nuanced nuggets that summarize a dramatic or hilarious turn of events in the race for the presidency. Whether a word, phrase or complete sentence, a single utterance conjures up vibes. For good or for bad, they define a campaign. What went wrong, what went right, it's all there between the lines.

Vote for your favorite or suggest your own. Whichever way the election goes, you can still play a part in picking a winner.

1. The one
2. That one
3. The original maverick
4. Rock star
5. Hockey mom
6. Joe six pack
7. Lipstick on a pig
8. Joe the plumber
9. Troopergate
10. My Muslim faith
11. Words are just words
12. Yes we can
13. Change
14. My friend
15. What is it exactly that the VP does?