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Debate video: Obama can’t remember the soldier’s name on his bracelet

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By Michelle Malkin  •  September 26, 2008 11:44 PM

I mentioned this in my liveblog and wrap-up posts: Barack Obama’s cringe-inducing “Me, too” moment with his troop bracelet –given to him by the mother of a soldier whose name he can’t remember without having to look down and read it. The name of the soldier is Ryan David Jopek.

Here’s the video:

Remember how much of an uproar the MSM made of George H.W. Bush looking at his watch during the 1992 debate with Clinton (also moderated by Jim Lehrer, by the way)?

Gestures matter.

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Related: Charles Hurt at the NYPost on a “Tale of Two Bracelets.”

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