Did Gore Just "Quayle" Obama?

Posted: Jun 17, 2008 9:55 AM
HEATED DEBATES In 1988, when Dan Quayle suggested that his political experience was comparable to John F. Kennedy's, Lloyd Bentsen shot back: "Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy. I knew Jack Kennedy. Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy."
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Al Gore:

“I remember when one prominent Republican wondered out loud whether the Democratic nominee, and I quote, ‘really is grown up enough to be president.’ Another used the phrase, quote, ‘naive and inexperienced,’” he said."
... Mr. Gore, I knew Jack Kennedy.  Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine.  And Barack Obama is no Jack Kennedy ...