Obama talking about his early debate performances, from about a year ago -- snippet:<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>Obama continues: "When you have to be cheerful all the time and try to perform and act like [the tape is unclear; Obama appears to be poking fun at his opponents], I'm sure that some of it has to do with nerves or anxiety and not having done this before, I'm sure. And in my own head, you know, there's--I don't consider this to be a good format for me, which makes me more cautious. When you're going into something thinking, 'This is not my best ...' I often find myself trapped by the questions and thinking to myself, 'You know, this is a stupid question, but let me ... answer it.' Instead of being appropriately [the tape is garbled]. So when Brian Williams is asking me about what's a personal thing that you've done [that's green], and I say, you know, 'Well, I planted a bunch of trees.' And he says, 'I'm talking about personal.' What I'm thinking in my head is, 'Well, the truth is, Brian, we can't solve global warming because I f---ing changed light bulbs in my house. It's because of something collective'."<p><hr></blockquote><p>"this is a stupid question . . . " & "the truth is, Brian, blah, blah, effin . . ." heh.<br><br><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/11/06/candid-obama-genuinely-se_n_141692.html">http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/11/06/candid-obama-genuinely-se_n_141692.html</a><br><br>--<br>[color:red] Kansas Jayhawks -- 2008 National Champions </font color=red>