Skip to comments.AZ-Sen. 2010: McCain 2.0 now on sale (Tancredo slams McCain as "impostor")
Posted on 04/24/2010 11:30:43 AM PDT by rabscuttle385
The real John McCain has been kidnapped and an impostor is running against J. D. Hayworth in the Arizona U.S. Senate primary.
It does sound far-fetched, but stranger things have happened in American politics. It's actually quite clever when you think about it.
John McCain realized quite early that he could not win re-election to the Senate if he campaigned on his actual record that is, if he campaigned as who he is. So, he arranged to be kidnapped and secluded in a five-star resort in Fiji while a well-groomed look-alike, McCain 2.0, campaigns in his place.
McCain 2.0 is campaigning as a strong, unapologetic Reagan conservative.
The mainstream media are not blind; they realize this is not the real John McCain. But they are playing along with the charade. It's the least they can do to help their favorite "maverick" deal with his "lunatic right-wing base."
Yet a funny thing happened on the way to the scripted victory dance. Despite a fawning press and a huge money advantage, the most recent Rasmussen Poll shows former Rep. J. D. Hayworth is now only 5 points behind McCain 2.0. Conservative activists in Arizona are not following the script.
I confess, I have my doubts that the impostor McCain 2.0 can keep up the real McCain hidden for 14 more weeks.
But 2010 is no ordinary election year. The natives are restless, and conservatives in Arizona are asking hard questions and demanding McCain debate Hayworth face-to-face. Can the McCain impostor stay on message and win over skeptical conservatives in debates and town-hall meetings?
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
MUST SEE!!! 4 minutes
FLUSH THE JOHN..JOhnnys got to go!
McCain, with all his money, is running scared. He knows he is a fraud. He is afraid the rest of us will discover it.
Oh, wait, that’s right.. only to a LIBERAL, like the MSM, would the TRUTH be considered a ..SLAM
Obama is the turd and McKennedy is the toilet that holds him/it.
**McCain 2.0 is campaigning as a strong, unapologetic Reagan conservative.**
Pity he couldn’t have done that during the ‘08 Campaign.
YO, Juan McLame .. Enjoy your RETIREMENT
Yup. McCain can now add fraudulent whoring to his growing list of political virtues.
I wish this old man would STHU and just retire. He was once something, now he isn’t.
Yeah! I love it!
“The real John McCain has been kidnapped and an impostor is running against J. D. Hayworth in the Arizona U.S. Senate primary.”
Oh no. He doesn’t mean that, does he? I thought that was figuartive.
when is the Arizona primary?
McCain said he voted for the Troubled Asset Relief Program because he was told the money would go toward helping the housing market, but instead it went to a Wall Street bailout.
And he lied, or was too dense to understand the meetings he, Obama and Paulson had on TARP....he’s admitting to voting on something he didn’t read...at best.
[snip] Over the last year, John McCain supported everything that the grass-roots Tea Party movement has stood against:
*The $700 billion all-purpose, earmark-stuffed TARP bailout;
*The $25 billion auto bailout;
*The $300 billion mortgage entitlement bailout; and *The first $85 billion AIG bailout.
When push came to shove, McCain and his economic advisers (including his hand-picked California GOP Senate candidate, Carly Fiorina) caved to the Chicken Little chaos in Washington every time and joined hands with Barack Obama.
Reasonable people may not assert that John McCain is an unsurpassed paragon of fiscal responsibility.
“McCain said he voted for the Troubled Asset Relief Program because he was told the money would go toward helping the housing market, but instead it went to a Wall Street bailout.
And he lied, or was too dense to understand the meetings he, Obama and Paulson had on TARP....hes admitting to voting on something he didnt read...at best.”
McCain: “ And that, my friends, is how I graduated at the bottom of my class at Annapolis”
It is a strange marriage indeed when tea-party leaders fall in line with Washington insiders to support a man who more than any other Republican embodies all the compromises and sellouts that have weakened the Republican Party since the end of the Reagan presidency. John McCain has not only been on the wrong side of nearly every important domestic policy battle over the past decade, he has often been the leader of those efforts. Bush's "compassionate conservatism" would have been DOA without "mavericks" like McCain.It's not just Sarah Palin. There are many other very good people who have decided to accept the biggest lie of the 21st Century: John McCain's promise to be good.
They are insane, all of them.
I'd sooner believe Obama when he tells me that I'm going to end up loving MengeleCare than I would believe McCain promising that from now on he's going to be a conservative.
Why are so many otherwise good people falling for the most stupendous lie of the millenium?
Sarah Palin, shame on you. And shame on all the rest of you, too.
DoughtyOnes reseach is must read to learn about McCain
Adding this thread to:
Hayworth vs. McCain — Primary Headline Roundup
[Over 200 posts/links]
... along with ...
70% of Arizona Voters Favor New State Measure Cracking Down On Illegal Immigration
“...and that my friends, is how I lost more than my fair share of aircraft when I was a Navy aviator”
Little blast from the past:
McCains daughter questions Tea Party movement (she calls Tancredo a racist)
There is more to Palin than McStain:
Sarah Palin’s ‘Christian Nation’ Remarks Spark Debate
Sarah Palin: Institutionalizing Crony Capitalism
Sarah Palin asks: Mr. President, Is a Strong America a Problem?
Palin to RNC: Take me off fundraiser( RNC is trying to trade on her name )
Sarah Palin: Stall, Baby, Stall!
Palin regarding Obama and drilling: Behind the rhetoric lie new drilling bans and leasing delays; soon to follow are burdensome new environmental regulations. Instead of drill, baby, drill, the more you look into this the more you realize its stall, baby, stall. [snip]
Freedom’s Lighthouse: Sarah Palin Speech in Boston:
Palin said the Obama Administration is, “All Alinsky all the time.” She also sent a message to Obama: ...
Palin, Obama spar from a distance
Sarah Palin: A Celebration of Hope
Tenacious, perky, smart on stage, Sarah Palin is a rousing political personality
All your AZ base belong to JD!
I have often wondered whether his itch to appease the neo Communist Democrats comes from a reflex of appeasing the Commies in NVA to avoid more pain.
I think there is a psychological component for him to cross the aisle to the neo Communist Democrats and it is quite a fault.
* Standing ovation *
Nice to see him crossing the aisle to campaign.
Pray for America
He's still applying that lesson today, as he tries to avoid his own political death.
Interesting theory. It certainly can't be immediately discounted.
He hates the Conservatives more than he hates any single political group in this country. He certainly doesn't hate liberals. He's spent his career "reaching across the aisle to them". He hates those who criticize him.
And now he's got his chance. Six years, no more worries about re-election, elder-statesman status no matter who is President... and he's going to stick it to us every way he can.
This will be his legacy. Getting even with us.
And Sarah Palin is aiding a abetting that. And so are a lot of other good people.
Darn right “The natives are restless”.
They are very restless where I live.
Talked today to a lady who is a life long Democrat. She has volunteered time and effort for canvassing. She donated money all of her adult life to the Dems.
She hates NObama with a passion. She supported him before the election, and now is totally feeling like she has been stabbed in the back.
Whatever happened to the idea of quitting while you’re ahead? The longer he hangs on, the more foolish he appears.
Flush the John!
Isn’t that great?
Please, pass it around.
It was sent originally sent anonymously to the Terry Anderson Show a couple weeks ago. We still don’t know who the performer is. I swear the voice is familiar.
I wonder what Mr. McCain thinks of it.
Do the right thing, AZ. Or go get your $50 an hour lettuce picking jobs.
At least “gay” can’t be put on him! Maybe?
Curious. Why is J.D. still 5 points behind McPain if McPain is so reviled?
At this point in time J.D. should already be in charge of the hammer.
Excellent. Everybody’s got to watch the video at post #3.
McCain is reviled by conservatives. Once, he was adored by moderates and independents.
As the amnesty and illegal immigration issue has come to the fore in Arizona, his perfidy and outright lying on these issues has become more broadly known -- and the moderates and independents are starting to drift away.
A long-time incumbent who can't reach 50% in the polls at this stage is historically "in trouble". Especially, if he has the full support of the media -- who absolutely detest J.D. Hayworth.
McCain still has to be viewed as the favorite. But a Hayworth victory is clearly conceivable.
Count Michael Medved in with the McCain-supporting Hayworth-bashers.
Thanks for your response. I sincerely hope the people of Arizona do for us all the major good deed of electing J.D. as McPain slipped over to the dark side long ago. It’s his time to go.
As I recall, McPain insulted Tancredo in the early 2008 “debates”, but Tancredo was unable to reply well.
What you are forgetting is the large number of retirees in AZ. Many of these are unwilling to rock the boat, thinking it could affect their “benefits.” They will stick with McPain, but many may be “back home” elsewhere in late August.
Most of them cannot admit they were deceived; so they dig in even deeper for the successful candidate and the failed policies.
I don’t believe that McPain thinks he is a fraud any more than Gerald R. Ford, Jr., thought he was a fraud for appointing John Paul Stevens.
Good cartoon, but many conservatives wouldn’t understand it.
You are so right, but the Republican primary voters of AZ will be too blind to see.
I never claimed that McCain was “stable”. I’m quite certain that he isn’t.
I dont believe that McPain...
I’m befginning to refer to him as MexiCain. In his recent Townhall, did anyone mention that in all his years in the Senate, he always advocated for amnesty and never pushed for finishing the fence, deportation or troops on the border? Why the sudden about face. Oh, yeah...now he’s got a conservative running against him.