Obama's grandma has died

There are 20 comments on the WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan story from Nov 3, 2008, titled Obama's grandma has died. In it, WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan reports that:

Barack Obama says that his grandmother has died. The Democratic presidential candidate announced the news in a joint statement with his sister Maya Soetoro-Ng. He said his grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, had died ...

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mama2one

Alma, MI

#1 Nov 3, 2008
My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
RIP

United States

#2 Nov 3, 2008
RIP-glad that he was able to visit with her before she passed.

Now, he is going to go forth and win the election!!!!

Obama 08!
Hussein

Grand Rapids, MI

#3 Nov 3, 2008
That is too bad that she will not the opportunity to see him become the first Muslim president. It is quite sad, really.
Sure

Ann Arbor, MI

#4 Nov 3, 2008
How convenient... the day before the election. Must be going for the sympathy vote.
Dan

Scarborough, ME

#5 Nov 3, 2008
Why is this news?
GO MCCain

United States

#6 Nov 3, 2008
Why is it not mentioned that she was in our country illegally????????
Amy

Granton, WI

#7 Nov 3, 2008
Sure wrote:
How convenient... the day before the election. Must be going for the sympathy vote.
What a jerk!!
gforce

Grand Rapids, MI

#8 Nov 3, 2008
big whoop. all 4 of my grandparents have passed away and there was no headline. bo should capitalize on this also.
smell my B O

Coopersville, MI

#9 Nov 3, 2008
Hussein wrote:
That is too bad that she will not the opportunity to see him become the first Muslim president. It is quite sad, really.
Well, I guess it will keep her from mentioning that he was no born in the US.

Since: Jun 08

Grand Haven, MI

#10 Nov 3, 2008
Sure wrote:
How convenient... the day before the election. Must be going for the sympathy vote.
So you really think he planned to have his grandmother die a day before the election? That's the lowest thing I have ever heard on these comment boards. It's a shame she didn't get to see him as president!
mud

Grand Rapids, MI

#11 Nov 3, 2008
Hussein wrote:
That is too bad that she will not the opportunity to see him become the first Muslim president. It is quite sad, really.
First of all he isn't Muslim, and if he was it's not an issue you a-hole. I
Muslim and I don't go killing people around. Ur a christan but you don't go around invanding soverign countries.

Since: Jun 08

Grand Haven, MI

#12 Nov 3, 2008
GO MCCain wrote:
Why is it not mentioned that she was in our country illegally????????
Because it was some distant aunt that was here illegally you nimrod.
Minger

United States

#13 Nov 3, 2008
Hussein wrote:
That is too bad that she will not the opportunity to see him become the first Muslim president. It is quite sad, really.
THAT'S FUNNY, can't wait to hear from the dumb ass's that will complain about this message. Let the complaining begin.

“DRILL FOR OIL?, "YES WE CAN"”

Since: Jul 08

Cannonsburg, MI

#14 Nov 3, 2008
3 threads on this, aaaaaggg
JOHN Q PUBLIC

South Haven, MI

#15 Nov 3, 2008
Sure wrote:
How convenient... the day before the election. Must be going for the sympathy vote.
Yeah is was all planned this way.

Your a moron!
Matt N

Grand Rapids, MI

#16 Nov 3, 2008
Thoughts and Prayers Go out to Obama Family...!
just me

Allendale, MI

#18 Nov 3, 2008
Red_Fist wrote:
3 threads on this, aaaaaggg
Mine was first, even though I flubbed it up...wish there was a delete post button :( Stupid cold is messing with my head...sigh...
Bananarama

United States

#19 Nov 3, 2008
gforce wrote:
big whoop. all 4 of my grandparents have passed away and there was no headline. bo should capitalize on this also.
You're not a candidate for the presidency.
Bananarama

United States

#20 Nov 3, 2008
GO MCCain wrote:
Why is it not mentioned that she was in our country illegally????????
Dork! That's his aunt, probably on his father's side, not his grandmother.
GO MCCain

United States

#21 Nov 3, 2008
Lakeshore wrote:
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Because it was some distant aunt that was here illegally you nimrod.
who cares!!!!! go MCCAIN!!!!!!!!!! Our only hope..........

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