Skip to comments.Ken Burns on McCain: Make Nice and Allow Obama to Defeat You
Posted on 10/05/2008 5:11:36 PM PDT by PJ-Comix
Fresh on the heels of slamming Sarah Palin, film documentarian Ken Burns is now upset at John McCain. Why? Because McCain is being too aggressive in waging his campaign and not politely allowing Obama to ride over him to victory in November. Burns begins his New Hampshire Union Leader Op-Ed piece moaning that this is not the John McCain he used to know, the one who would happily allow Obama to defeat him:
WHAT HAPPENED to John McCain? What happened to the man so many of us in New Hampshire have admired and respected for so long? The fierce bipartisan warrior, the straight talker, the maverick whose ideas nearly everyone found some common ground with now seems missing in action. He seems to have betrayed the very attributes that originally commended him to us and earned our earlier trust and support.
What happened to the John MCain we used to know who would meekly stand aside and allow Obama to rush into the White House without the necessity of being forced to campaign? And now Ken Burns, without the slightest sense of irony about how John Kerry in 2004 kept reminding us that he was in Vietnam, now accuses McCain of "shamelessly" using his POW experiences:
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This is the REAL money quote:
>On the other hand, if you are a community organizer from a corrupt Chicago neighborhood with no record of your own, you need bottom feeders like Burns to slam the other guy’s record.
It wasn't until 1967 that I began to notice this. So it may take some time, but you'll see it too. And then you won't be so surprised and shocked.
He’s always reminded me of a garden gnome. I can’t take him seriously. Such a pansy.
-—Oh, and on the subject of film documentaries, your humble correspondent highly recommends a viewing of this 2002 film about the Weather Underground on YouTube. You can watch it in 9 parts and among the terrorist “stars” are the friends of Barack: Bernardine Dohrn and her husband, Bill Ayers. This is definitely not a documentary that film documentarian Ken Burns produced.-—
I’ve been saying this for some time now....watch this doc, its free streaming on google video.