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Is John McCain, messy maverick, qualified? [“ ...the blight appears to have set in early”]
Newsday ^ | July 28, 2008 | By Les Payne

Posted on 07/28/2008 6:46:20 AM PDT by johnny7

If elected president, Sen. John McCain promises to stage a press conference every week, a singular horror that, of itself, should be enough to doom his chances.

This McCain threat shows no mercy for his staff, which trails this creaky circus doing what the man with the shovel does for the elephant. "Being human and tripping over your tongue occasionally doesn't mean a thing," said one top official for the GOP nominee. By contrast, McCain dismissed his opponent's verbal appeal last week as Sen. Barack Obama blitzed the Middle East and Europe, smooth-talking some 200,000 in Berlin.

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TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bobdolethesequel; poorpoorrinos; propagandawingofdnc
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1 posted on 07/28/2008 6:46:21 AM PDT by johnny7
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To: johnny7
McPain is too dam old to be President. He's soft in the head (no water boarding) and wants to be everything to everyone illegal immigration). He's a selfish egotistical moron. Oh yeah ... a Nam hero - guess that should make everything okay.
2 posted on 07/28/2008 6:49:39 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: nmh

Mcain at times doesn’t seem to understand that as a President he has to be conventional in a lot of ways. His campaign tactics are in some ways messy and he might not be listening to the people who are trying to help him.


3 posted on 07/28/2008 6:51:54 AM PDT by Niuhuru (Don't burn a bra, burn a feminist!)
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To: johnny7
Is John McCain, messy maverick, qualified?

Not by any reasonable standard. Then again, he is Ronald Reagan compared to the empty suit Obama.

4 posted on 07/28/2008 6:52:24 AM PDT by Maceman (uwb)
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To: nmh

And he’s all we got
Tell you what, many many conservatives will vote for him anyway cause he is all we got.

Wait is it to late for something to change at the Republican convention?? :::wink,wink:::

Maybe a good conservative VP may help??


5 posted on 07/28/2008 6:52:38 AM PDT by stopem1 (God Bless America!!)
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Is John McCain, messy maverick, qualified? [“ ...the blight appears to have set in early”]

At this point, the only question to be asked is, "Is John McCain more qualified than Barry Obama?" The answer, even taking into account all McCain's faults, is an overwhelming "yes"; that is just how bad Barry and his band of political nabobs are.
6 posted on 07/28/2008 6:54:37 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: nmh

But Obamadamadingdong is a scary silver tongued novice with a vacant resume and a moronic ideology. ... But..please.... go on...youre fascinating..


7 posted on 07/28/2008 6:54:53 AM PDT by Nonstatist
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The answer to the question is no. But the teleprompter-reading U.S. Senator with five months experience before he started running for president isn’t even qualified to run a corner drug store of either the legal or illegal variety.


8 posted on 07/28/2008 6:56:22 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Are there any men left in Washington? Or, are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud)
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To: nmh

His age and experience are definitely superior to what Senator Obama offers.


9 posted on 07/28/2008 6:56:55 AM PDT by SumProVita ("Cogito ergo sum pro vita." .....updated Descartes)
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To: johnny7

I saw no mention of Obama’s “57 states” remark.

Nor of Obama’s “10,000 people killed in a Kansas tornado” remark.

Nor of Obama’s “this is a campaign trip, no it’s not, yes it is, no it’s not” Berlin escapade.

Nor of Obama’s “I can’t disown my pastor, this isn’t the man I know, I disown my pastor” flap.

Nor of Obama’s “typical white person” remark.

Didn’t see any of this stuff mentioned by this “journalist” in this article, yet he claims that McCain’s verbal gaffes disqualify him. Of course, I shouldn’t be surprised that this “brutha” finds no fault worth examining when it comes to the candidacy of The Chosen One.

Mark my words, Obama and his sychophant minions will tear this country apart.


10 posted on 07/28/2008 6:57:37 AM PDT by frankiep (Every socialist is a disguised dictator - Ludwig von Mises)
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McCain is not a “natural-born citizen”.


11 posted on 07/28/2008 6:59:57 AM PDT by null and void (Barack Obama - International Man of Mystery...)
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To: stopem1
Wait is it to late for something to change at the Republican convention?? :::wink,wink:::

I have been holding on to the hope that something does happen at the convention that forces McCain to step aside, because frankly I just don't see how he can win in November with this completely incompetent campaign he is running.

12 posted on 07/28/2008 7:00:21 AM PDT by frankiep (Every socialist is a disguised dictator - Ludwig von Mises)
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To: johnny7
Sen. John McCain promises to stage a press conference every week...

If he can articulate the facts, and his goals and policies, it would be a plus.

I wish GWB had talked more, and tangentially, that he had talked better.

13 posted on 07/28/2008 7:03:32 AM PDT by ExGeeEye (I'm Right Guard, here to prevent B. O.)
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Mr. author, I guess that the fact that the 200,000 were actually there to hear the top two rock bands, and drink free beer, just slipped your mind!

The huge crowd just didn't show up to hear Obama.

14 posted on 07/28/2008 7:04:59 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek
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To: nmh
McPain is too dam old to be President. He's soft in the head (no water boarding) and wants to be everything to everyone illegal immigration). He's a selfish egotistical moron. Oh yeah ... a Nam hero - guess that should make everything okay.

So stay home and vote for Obama...

15 posted on 07/28/2008 7:07:19 AM PDT by johnny7 ("Duck I says... ")
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To: aruanan
At this point, the only question to be asked is, "Is John McCain more qualified than Barry Obama?"

BTTT

Too bad there's a lot of hammerheads here that just can't do the math.

16 posted on 07/28/2008 7:16:01 AM PDT by johnny7 ("Duck I says... ")
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To: frankiep
I have been holding on to the hope that something does happen at the convention that forces McCain to step aside...

You're in dreamland, junior... wake up and face the cold, hard facts of this election.

17 posted on 07/28/2008 7:20:29 AM PDT by johnny7 ("Duck I says... ")
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To: johnny7
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Coincidence? I think not!
18 posted on 07/28/2008 7:27:59 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (I zot, therefore I am.)
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To: reagan_fanatic

LOL... that's an insult to Grady!

19 posted on 07/28/2008 7:30:48 AM PDT by johnny7 ("Duck I says... ")
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What a shill.

And people actually don’t see that the media is in the tank for Bambam?


20 posted on 07/28/2008 7:38:50 AM PDT by GulfBreeze (Vote for John McCain along with Tom DeLay, John Cornyn and the majority of conservatives.)
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To: aruanan

> At this point, the only question to be asked is, “Is John McCain more qualified than Barry Obama?”

Well, yes, okay, fine. But the choice this year feels like it is between death by fire and death by drowning.

One is less horrible, but...


21 posted on 07/28/2008 7:39:32 AM PDT by VictoryGal (Never give up, never surrender!)
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22 posted on 07/28/2008 7:50:48 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.)
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To: johnny7
Well, Color Me Surprised.

23 posted on 07/28/2008 8:01:22 AM PDT by isrul (Help make every day, "Disrespect a muzzie day.")
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To: Iron Munro

Good luck with Obama...


24 posted on 07/28/2008 8:05:31 AM PDT by johnny7 ("Duck I says... ")
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To: nmh

Fine, then I guess you are voting for Obama? If so please return to DU where you belong.


25 posted on 07/28/2008 8:36:58 AM PDT by calex59
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To: null and void
McCain is not a “natural-born citizen”.

That qualifies you as one of the stupidest persons in the US, someone so lacking in Constitutional knowledge as to be laughable.

26 posted on 07/28/2008 8:39:48 AM PDT by calex59
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To: calex59

Nope. McCaskill tried to get a bill passed in the last election cycle to clarify McCain’s status so that it would be clear that he could run.

It didn’t pass.

McCain was not born on US territory, in the opinion of many constitutional scholars and lawyers that means he is not a “natural-born citizen”.

Do you seriously think the left will not use this fact to try to undermine a McCain presidency?


27 posted on 07/28/2008 9:22:57 AM PDT by null and void (Barack Obama - International Man of Mystery...)
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