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Barack Obama and John McCain were both speakers at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation dinner tonight held at the NYC Waldorf Astoria.

During his speech, Obama dropped a bomb about a forthcoming October surpise. He will reveal...that... his middle name is not really, Hussein, it is STEVE!

Watch Obama Roast McCain here:

Obama's Closing Remarks at the Al Smith Dinner

John McCain's speech was admittedly funny; I will add the video of it as soon as it's processed on YouTube.

Update: McCain's Al Smith Dinner Speech

McCain's Closing Remarks

The Alfred E. Smith dinner is known for the humorous speeches and political luminaries who attend. Although, in 2004, neither Presidential candidate was invited. At that time, the Catholic church strongly opposed John Kerry's positions, therefore decided not to invite him or George Bush, out of "fairness."

McCain will be on Letterman tonight, it could prove to be entertaining too. ;)

Originally posted to NCDem Amy on Thu Oct 16, 2008 at 07:44 PM PDT.

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