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Meghan McCain, Symbol of Our Age: Fame-Whore High On Life in the Public Eye?
Gawker ^ | 5:13 AM on Tue May 19 2009, | Cajun Boy

Posted on 05/19/2009 4:40:55 PM PDT by lewisglad

For a while now we've been mildly fascinated by Meghan McCain.

When she first popped up in the public consciousness through her "work" on her father's failed presidential campaign, there was something sort of endearing about her. We wanted to like her.

But as we've become more and more exposed to her with the passage of time we've come to find her, well, pretty grating, intolerably insufferable, the complete and total embodiment of everything wrong with a whiny-*ss generation of privilege that wants, no expects, everything to just fall right into their precious little laps without having to do sh*t to earn whatever it is they desire.

So Meghan's out there calling out in her Daily Beast column, painfully attempting to enter into the punditry, signing "high six figure" book deals, dropping F-bombs on Twitter, and acting like a diva at gala events, all on the back of her father's name.

So what's the deal with Meghan McCain? What is it that she's angling for here?

Does she truly hope to become a "voice" for a new generation of progressive Republicans, a genuine agent of change, or is she just another fame-whore high on life in the public eye.

Tonight she was on the Colbert Report droning on and on and on about how much the Republican party needs to change its stance on just about everything, from gay marriage to sex education to how it markets itself to younger voters, but then she turned around and talked about how totally AWESOME the Republican party is.

All in all McCain was, well, sort of likeable in that "oh you poor, confused little girl" sort of way, definitely stricken by a deeply-rooted identity crisis. And that's pretty much it.

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TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: cellulite; dumbblond; famewhore; fatchick; gopparishilton; mccain; mclame; meghanmccain; meghanmclame; nomanwilllayher; parishilton; parishiltonofthegop; rinoette; usefulidiot

1 posted on 05/19/2009 4:40:55 PM PDT by lewisglad
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To: lewisglad

Meghan McCain, demoing one big tent after another, to no net effect.


2 posted on 05/19/2009 4:43:07 PM PDT by Paladin2 (Big Ears + Big Spending --> BigEarMarx, the man behind TOTUS)
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To: lewisglad

bookmark


3 posted on 05/19/2009 4:44:03 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: Paladin2
Go back to shopping for shoes Meghan!


4 posted on 05/19/2009 4:46:41 PM PDT by lewisglad
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To: lewisglad

I prefer the term “attention whore.”


5 posted on 05/19/2009 4:47:06 PM PDT by joelt
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To: lewisglad
"Mildly fascinated"? Try again.

How about "disgusted", "revolted", "bored", "nauseated"...
"Meghan McCain" and "fascinated" do not belong in the same sentence together.

6 posted on 05/19/2009 4:48:01 PM PDT by kromike
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To: lewisglad

Its human. People tend to think the world needs more people like themselves. She thinks the problem with the GOP is that there aren’t enough people in it like Meghan McCain. Her dad thinks the problem is that there aren’t enough guys like himself.

I doubt she could explain what principles there are that bind us to one another as a party, or what principles make her want to be in the same party as the rest of us. I doubt she’s given it much thought. She’s a kid.

The media feeds her conceit because it suits them to prop up anyone who undercuts Republican principles, that is, classic republican principles. They did the same with her pa, and like a fish going after a lure he went for it. She’s got his same weakness for flattery, and his same inability to understand principle.


7 posted on 05/19/2009 4:48:34 PM PDT by marron
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To: lewisglad

People need to start throwing pies at this chick everywhere she goes!


8 posted on 05/19/2009 4:49:34 PM PDT by classified
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To: lewisglad

What else is she to do besides spending Momma’s money.


9 posted on 05/19/2009 4:50:34 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: lewisglad

Come to think of it... her father is a “fame whore” too.


10 posted on 05/19/2009 4:50:35 PM PDT by AdaGray (uw)
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To: lewisglad

Stop reporting on her ans she will go away, at least from here.


11 posted on 05/19/2009 4:50:45 PM PDT by cranked
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To: marron

yep, ego trip! just like daddy...


12 posted on 05/19/2009 4:51:38 PM PDT by lewisglad
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To: joelt

13 posted on 05/19/2009 4:52:32 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Pretending the Admin Moderator doesn't exist will result in suspension.)
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To: cranked

I kinda enjoy the pic of Heidi.


14 posted on 05/19/2009 4:52:44 PM PDT by Paladin2 (Big Ears + Big Spending --> BigEarMarx, the man behind TOTUS)
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To: lewisglad

15 posted on 05/19/2009 4:54:18 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: lewisglad
"Errrrr!!! Damn You Freepers!"


16 posted on 05/19/2009 4:57:19 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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She has as much to do with politics as Paris Hilton does with running hotels.

It is a darn good thing McCain didn’t win. If you can’t convince your own child that what you stand for is right, then how do you lead a nation? Oh, wait, maybe he did convince her and she is just better at articulating his view than he is.

NO MORE RINOS!!


17 posted on 05/19/2009 5:02:27 PM PDT by wombtotomb (ITS NOT ABOUT RIGHT VS. LEFT, ITS ABOUT RIGHT VS. WRONG!)
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To: joelt

I give her 6 months before she pulls the ole Paris Hilton - Britany shot getting out of the car somewhere.


18 posted on 05/19/2009 5:05:32 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: lewisglad

IOW, she’s for most anything that the rats stand for-now I wish she’d tell us why she’s a Republican and why the party should abandon long-established planks just to please her. No, sorry-actually I just wish she’d go away, maybe come back when she grows up, if she grows up.
The British aristocracy had a point when they kept their daughters upstairs in the nursery until it was time to “debut” them for the marriage market.


19 posted on 05/19/2009 5:07:40 PM PDT by mrsmel (Put the Gitmo terrorists near Capitol Hill.)
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To: lewisglad
Six Months Ago, You All Thought Mehgan Was Hot.

Admit It. You Know You Did.

20 posted on 05/19/2009 5:16:02 PM PDT by Old Sarge (There is no god)
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To: lewisglad

Big tent pole dancer bump....


21 posted on 05/19/2009 5:22:11 PM PDT by central_va (www.15thVirginia.org Co. C, Patrick Henry Rifles)
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To: Old Sarge
Six Months and 34 double cheese pepperoni pizzas Ago, You All Thought Mehgan Was Hot.

There, fixed it.

22 posted on 05/19/2009 5:25:09 PM PDT by central_va (www.15thVirginia.org Co. C, Patrick Henry Rifles)
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To: lewisglad
Tonight she was on the Colbert Report droning on and on and on about how much the Republican party needs to change its stance on just about everything, from gay marriage to sex education to how it markets itself to younger voters...

That's what makes her the new media darling. Liberal media, that is.

...but then she turned around and talked about how totally AWESOME the Republican party is.

She'll soon find out (or she'll simply be told) that that's not good for repeat business.

23 posted on 05/19/2009 5:50:39 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten per cent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Old Sarge

Six months ago, FREEPERS LOVED Meghan. They used to say quite nice things about her. However, back then she didn’t open her mouth. lol.


24 posted on 05/19/2009 5:51:12 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: lewisglad
Go back to shopping for shoes Meghan!

I don't watch teeheeheeveee, so tell me which one is Meghan McWho? (Or don't, I don't really care.)

25 posted on 05/19/2009 6:28:21 PM PDT by sionnsar ((Iran Azadi | 5yst3m 0wn3d - it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY) | "Also sprach Telethustra" - NonValueAdded)
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To: Old Sarge

Not hot then, not hot now. The Apple was the giveaway. *\;-)


26 posted on 05/19/2009 6:30:55 PM PDT by sionnsar ((Iran Azadi | 5yst3m 0wn3d - it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY) | "Also sprach Telethustra" - NonValueAdded)
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To: sionnsar

Meghan McCain (L) and Heidi Montag (r)


27 posted on 05/19/2009 6:35:39 PM PDT by Old Sarge (There is no god)
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To: lewisglad
For a while now we've been mildly fascinated by Meghan McCain.

Really? Could-a fooled me.

28 posted on 05/19/2009 6:54:12 PM PDT by Lee N. Field (Come, behold the works of the LORD, how he has brought desolations on the earth.)
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To: Old Sarge

Doesn’t matter. Don’t care for either.


29 posted on 05/19/2009 7:05:52 PM PDT by sionnsar ((Iran Azadi | 5yst3m 0wn3d - it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY) | "Also sprach Telethustra" - NonValueAdded)
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To: napscoordinator

I must not have been paying attention, I didn’t even know about her six weeks ago. I never pay attention to anyone under thirty (in the media, or attempting to be a spokesperson-the Sixties choked me on “youth is the future”), and what with the rise of the “adult-escents” and all the ceiling is moving up.


30 posted on 05/19/2009 7:49:12 PM PDT by mrsmel (Put the Gitmo terrorists near Capitol Hill.)
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To: Old Sarge

She still is. If she’d just shut up.


31 posted on 05/19/2009 8:14:39 PM PDT by Professional Engineer ("A republic if you can keep it" responded Franklin. Sorry Dr. Franklin)
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To: lewisglad

Meghan McCain.>>>>>Drink your Budweiser responsibly....PLEASE!


32 posted on 05/19/2009 8:55:26 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: central_va; Old Sarge
Six Months and 34 double cheese pepperoni pizzas Ago, You All Thought Mehgan Was Hot.

All an attractive woman need do to become uglier than Medusa to me is espouse a philosophy I find grossly distasteful.

A few pounds one way or the other don't matter.

33 posted on 05/19/2009 11:11:45 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: marron
Its human. People tend to think the world needs more people like themselves. She thinks the problem with the GOP is that there aren’t enough people in it like Meghan McCain. Her dad thinks the problem is that there aren’t enough guys like himself.

And, Alan Keyes thinks the world needs more people who think like him, And the freepers think the world needs more people who think like them and ditto for the leftists too.

For me, I wish people would be more polite.

34 posted on 05/19/2009 11:46:51 PM PDT by staytrue
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To: lewisglad

Her 15 minutes were up half an hour ago.


35 posted on 05/20/2009 12:03:02 AM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: lewisglad
And who is your fat friend Heidi?
36 posted on 05/20/2009 5:05:44 AM PDT by Holicheese (He stopped the War on Terror and started a War on Patriotism!)
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To: GOP Poet

The only thing she is high on is the $3.95 all you can eat buffet at the Sizzler.


37 posted on 05/20/2009 5:06:29 AM PDT by Holicheese (He stopped the War on Terror and started a War on Patriotism!)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Kinda grabbed my attention.


38 posted on 05/20/2009 6:42:27 AM PDT by Inwoodian
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To: lewisglad

39 posted on 05/20/2009 6:45:29 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (When you put Democrats in charge, stupid things happen)
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To: Inwoodian

She has that effect on half of all FReepers.


40 posted on 05/20/2009 9:57:24 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Pretending the Admin Moderator doesn't exist will result in suspension.)
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To: lewisglad
LET US GET THIS CLEAR: Gawker is a Liberal-Leftwing website.

Conservatives should not be getting opinions nor relying on info from them!

41 posted on 07/08/2009 7:18:08 AM PDT by Osnome (Moderation in all things)
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