Skip to comments.A pitiful showing at McCain/Palin GOP convention (Barf Alert)
Posted on 09/08/2008 3:01:48 AM PDT by markomalley
Upstaging the GOP presidential candidate who can't read a speech, the exuberant Gov. Sarah Palin exposed the nominee as a listless, 72-year-old senior citizen taking a tricky handoff from the nation's most unpopular commander-in-chief and likely its most incompetent.
John McCain's GOP convention, lest we forget, was blessed at the outset with Hurricane Gustav offering a handy excuse for President George W. Bush to steer clear of St. Paul. The titular head of the party and his fearsome vice president had formed a Category 5 storm taking dead-aim at the Republican National Convention. The McCain-Palin team took to the attic, armed with their hatchets, in case the Bush-Cheney storm surge forced them to hack through the Xcel Center roof.
Under cover of Gustav, the White House duo diverted from the Twin Cities and the GOP Convention was spared last week.
The maneuvering was staged because McCain needed to free himself as a prisoner of Bush's disastrous policy after embracing the president to get the nomination. So the Gulf hurricanes, with the news media in tow, churned up just in time to bail out the convention, sparing the embarrassment of another set of arm-in-arm photos with Bush. Instead, he accepted the handoff from the president safely in the White House, some 1,100 miles away.
(Excerpt) Read more at newsday.com ...
pitiful showing but GREAT ratings
Newsday has just been fined big time for cheating it’s advertisers. They lied about their circulation and along with the fine they have to return dollars to their advertisers.
Not sure why they are still in business. For the most part they print nothing but monkey business bologna.
That's a sucker bet. He probably lifted this straight from one of those websites.
Les Payne???? FAUX NAME or a MEAN mother.
Obviously an assumed name, his real first name has to be Max!
Les Payne is a joke. He’s been writing crap for years. He’s a payne in the butt.
Les you’ve always been an ash hole and I’m glad you have stepped up to remind the world of who you really are: an ash hole.
Not only is he that, but the man is an unbelievable bigot. I live on LI and get two papers...Newsday (to keep an eye on the enemy) and the NY Post so I can stay sane after reading Newsday. In any event, this columnist is as racist and liberal as they come. He sees the whole world in black and white...and if you are white you have a strike against you...If you are white and conservative he attacks you like only a bigot can. Of course, Newsday has no problem with his racist, I hate America ideology as it follows their left wing thinking. I have little doubt Mr. Payne is a huge supporter of Rev Wright....They are cut from the same bigoted mold.
And the DBM wonders why more and more people are turning away from their “product”. Perhaps they should read their drivel more carefully before publishing it.
What we need is more unbiased reporting and Les Payne.
Did the author mean to say “a pit bull showing”?
What’s that yo had for breakfast? Oh, yes. Sour grapes.
Les Payne...any relation to Max Payne?