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Christine O’Donnell Fires Back At Sen. McCain For Insulting Her On Senate Floor
Mediaite ^ | 7/28/11 | Frances Martel

Posted on 07/28/2011 9:47:13 AM PDT by Nachum

In a fit of anti-Tea Party rage, Sen. John McCain tossed a media exposure lifesaver out to former Delaware senatorial candidate Christine O’Donnell, insulting the Tea Party for having launched her to the Republican nomination. O’Donnell graciously accepted the opportunity to make headlines once again, releasing as epic a statement as we haven’t seen since the Homeric tribute to Newt Gingrich last May.

Needless to say, being dismissed as a crazy candidate did not sit well with the Senate hopeful known mostly for having to clarify whether or not she was a witch. In a short and sweet statement, she reminded Sen. McCain of the “nightmare” that was his presidential race as proof that nominating Tea Partiers like her (and not “RINOs” like him) is the key to success:

I think that it is inappropriate to insult the judgment of the majority of Republicans in Nevada and Delaware and that the implication that nominating RINOs somehow means we win was irrefutably disproven by McCain’s own presidential candidacy debacle. After that nightmare, McCain had to veer right so fast he almost got whiplash from all his flip-flopping just to keep his Senate seat. It doesn’t help him to attack those conservatives and Tea Partiers who graciously gave him another chance to keep his job.

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To: dragonblustar
Once again, thank you Arizona for re electing this POS.

It was one POS McCain or another POS J.D. Hayworth. Did you ever see his disgraceful infomercials peddling non-existent govenrment grants for a firm which was later indicted?

51 posted on 07/28/2011 12:11:47 PM PDT by montag813
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To: presently no screen name; Retired Greyhound
I'm not anti-Palin, but Palin’s biggest weakness in the GOP field, should she choose to run, is her connection/endorsement of McCain. Leadership would be Sarah calling out McCain for his juvenile and RINO speech on the floor yesterday; politics as usual would be saying nothing.

I guess Palin is just another politician, and if she doesn't come out against McCain's behavior, she may as well not run in the GOP primaries.

52 posted on 07/28/2011 12:13:12 PM PDT by Carling (At some point, those surrounding Obama have to realize that they are working for a psychopath)
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To: Nachum
"Needless to say, being dismissed as a crazy candidate did not sit well with the Senate hopeful known mostly for having to clarify whether or not she was a witch."

Tsk. Tsk. Snarky, Frances. It was media folks like YOU who kept asking the stupid 'witch' question. You and your ilk don't seem to have the ability to think for yourselves, and ask intelligent questions of a candidate. You just parrot the stupid questions posited by others in the MSM.

53 posted on 07/28/2011 12:16:55 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: Postman

“...It’s become increasingly regrettable that McCain did not emulate Nathan Hale while in NVA custody...”

Nathan Hale...one of my personal heroes.


54 posted on 07/28/2011 12:17:01 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: presently no screen name; Retired Greyhound
I'd also like to know which one of us “anti-Palin groupies” said that “Sarah is the only one” regarding criticizing McCain? If you care about Sarah as much as you pretend to here, you should want her to have an opportunity to step out from behind the massive McLame shadow that hinders her at this point.

This seems like the perfect opportunity for her to do so, and would make a clean break from her past support of McLame heading into primary season.

55 posted on 07/28/2011 12:19:22 PM PDT by Carling (At some point, those surrounding Obama have to realize that they are working for a psychopath)
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To: Nachum
In a short and sweet statement, she reminded Sen. McCain of the “nightmare” that was his presidential race as proof that nominating Tea Partiers like her (and not “RINOs” like him) is the key to success: "I think that it is inappropriate to insult the judgment of the majority of Republicans in Nevada and Delaware and that the implication that nominating RINOs somehow means we win was irrefutably disproven by McCain’s own presidential candidacy debacle. After that nightmare, McCain had to veer right so fast he almost got whiplash from all his flip-flopping just to keep his Senate seat. It doesn’t help him to attack those conservatives and Tea Partiers who graciously gave him another chance to keep his job.

Wow! Hey McQueeg! How does it feel to get b@tc!-slapped by a citizen? Hurt much? LOL!

56 posted on 07/28/2011 12:20:44 PM PDT by OB1kNOb (Financial Repression.......it answers a lot of questions.....read about it on FinancialSense.com.)
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To: Retired Greyhound
Palin is the only one” is because she saddled us with him by her endorsement in the 2010 AZ primary. She needs to take responsibility.

LOL!! How about YOU taking responsibility! What a novel idea! She saddled you? Man, that lady is powerful - did she hold the voters hand?

If McCain knew it would be THAT easy, he could have saved himself the $20+M!!!

Take responsibility for your own actions - first step in growing up and becoming a conservative.

And stop the liberal whining - it's loud, obvious and obnoxious.

Sarah is the more dynamic personality, but I think Michelle is a stronger conservative.

Get back to us when MB gets some accomplishments - SARAH accomplishments in Alaska are legendary. Those are facts - but you are led by your 'feelings' on who is what - that's liberalism. And you demonstrated that over and over here.

Check out why a very strong conservative needs her manger to trash another conservative. Rollins knows who needs SP to be taken down so his client can ascend. All he had was a smear tactic, pathetic! It didn't hurt Sarah a bit but opened eyes to the tactics needed to push MB.

Why didn't MB step in and say something like you want Sarah to do now. You see, you are not consistent - your anti-Palin stance is too strong for you to keep your thinking and posts balanced and it shows!


57 posted on 07/28/2011 12:36:23 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Earthdweller
There’s nothing more offensive to a real sense of civility and honor than a nasty, arrogant, backstabbing, social opportunist....they are self-elevated, crawling creatures in the world of humanity.

John McCain is that same way, too.

58 posted on 07/28/2011 12:37:05 PM PDT by Gondring (Going d'Anconia)
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To: montag813
POS McCain or another POS J.D. Hayworth

Keating Five, McCain Feingold, Kennedy-McCain Immigration...... Obama boot licker..... The old fart needs to go.

59 posted on 07/28/2011 12:37:34 PM PDT by dragonblustar
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To: Carling

If that’s her biggest flaw in your eyes, a recommendation to a candidate, WOW! LOL!!

Like I said - McCain could have saved himself $20+M and lots of time smoozing his voters! After all, it should have been a piece of cake since they voted him in how many times before?? Or enlighten me - was he a first time candidate?

NO more time on the trail for the GOP, no more money needed - just send out SARAH - and you are guaranteed to win. OK, that’s your message.


60 posted on 07/28/2011 12:46:16 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: geologist
McCain had the benefit of being a captured war pilot during Vietnam.

Too bad, though, that he seems to have adopted much of the philosophy of his captors. The torture must have been FAR worse than waterboarding!

61 posted on 07/28/2011 12:50:00 PM PDT by meyer (We will not sit down and shut up.)
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To: Lazamataz

Can Arizona recall this guy?


62 posted on 07/28/2011 12:54:01 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Carling
you should want her to have an opportunity to step out from behind the massive McLame shadow that hinders her at this point.

It is NOT hindering her. She's only behind that shadow to you!! Don't you see that - you put her there and those who want to use an 'endorsement of a candidate' to hang their 'anti Sarah' stance on.

It's so weak, it's pathetic! There is no way any conservative can be that weak in their thinking - absolutely no way.

It's like her endorsing Cheerios and I decide to eat it even though I know it makes me sick. So it's her fault I'm sick. That's the liberal mindset you and the 'anti Sarah' groupies are demonstrating.
63 posted on 07/28/2011 12:56:55 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: OB1kNOb

Are those highlighted words McDonnell’s or the authors?


64 posted on 07/28/2011 1:01:06 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Lazamataz

McCain is the ultimate backstabber. He is loyal to no one. He is a lone wolf whose only friends are a few Democrats


65 posted on 07/28/2011 1:02:03 PM PDT by dennisw (NZT -- works better if you're already smart)
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To: dragonblustar
Please allow me to thank you in return for your POS Senators.
66 posted on 07/28/2011 1:02:31 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Oh, well, any excuse to buy a new gun is good enough for me.)
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To: Retired Greyhound

She needs to come out with a “though I am grateful he selected me as his VP...” tweet.


67 posted on 07/28/2011 1:04:07 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: presently no screen name

Emotional, eh? Ha! Your anti-anti-Palin posts are usually borderline hysterical.

Nothing I have said here has anything to do with feelings or emotions. You are projecting your tendencies onto me, especially your flailing “liberal” invective.

At the height of her king-making reign, Palin endorsed John McCain in a primary in which he was struggling, when it was absolutely unnecessary for her to do so. She owns him. You break it, you buy it.

As with most of the FR Palin-mob, your method for elevating Sarah is to trash other candidates. Do you really find Michelle Bachmann objectionable, or is it because she may compete with Sarah that you feel the need to smear her?

I think both are great women. Sarah has two blights on her record: the McCain endorsement, and DADT ambivalence. Bachmann has been a conservative stalwart, opposing TARP.


68 posted on 07/28/2011 1:11:35 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: Retired Greyhound

Exactly! She saved him!


69 posted on 07/28/2011 1:14:56 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: Cyber Liberty
Please allow me to thank you in return for your POS Senators.

At least they admit to be liberal.

70 posted on 07/28/2011 1:16:35 PM PDT by dragonblustar
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To: presently no screen name
It's like her endorsing Cheerios and I decide to eat it even though I know it makes me sick. So it's her fault I'm sick. That's the liberal mindset you and the 'anti Sarah' groupies are demonstrating.

But if she KNOWS its poison, and endorses it anyway, then she bears responsibility.

She knew McCain was a loser (especially after getting to know him up-close as his running-mate), and she still pushed him on Arizonans.

To further your ridiculously flimsy analogy, she endorsed a poisonous, defective product unto a small segment of people (Arizonans). The rest of the country didn't have a say, yet we are stuck with the consequences.

71 posted on 07/28/2011 1:19:26 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: I see my hands

We can’t all embrace misanthropy.


72 posted on 07/28/2011 1:23:20 PM PDT by Melas (Sent via Galaxy Tab)
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To: I see my hands

We can’t all embrace misanthropy.


73 posted on 07/28/2011 1:23:29 PM PDT by Melas (Sent via Galaxy Tab)
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To: Melas
Just be sure to despise those who don't. :)

74 posted on 07/28/2011 1:26:00 PM PDT by I see my hands (Embrace misanthropy)
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To: Retired Greyhound
But if she KNOWS its poison, and endorses it anyway, then she bears responsibility.

Who said it was poison to her? Didn't I say it makes me sick?

We can go back and forth all day because you SO WANT to push your 'anti SARAH' stance.

Remember - there is no talking sense to a liberal. On that note - my God-given time is valuable. I have things to do that is productive so I'll leave you to wallow around in liberalism because talking/explaining doesn't work on liberals - you just will never see it. You refuse to be accountable - you shown that over and over - it's the other person that must be accountable. Even w/my scenario - I said it makes me sick - even that you blamed on who endorsed the product. That's is base line liberalism. You sue because a 'product blew up due to the fact you pulled the wrong lever' mentality.
75 posted on 07/28/2011 1:36:31 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name
It's like her endorsing Cheerios and I decide to eat it even though I know it makes me sick. So it's her fault I'm sick.

Are you comparing McLame to something good for you, like Cheerios? What a ridiculous analogy. You aren't making any sense. I'd eat Cheerios because I know they are healthy. If Palin endorsed a piece of poop (which she did), would you eat the poop?

As for this only being a problem for me, I count at least two other posters in this thread stating that this is a great opportunity to break from McLame. On the flip side, you seem to be the only one who thinks it is a bad idea.

76 posted on 07/28/2011 1:39:25 PM PDT by Carling (At some point, those surrounding Obama have to realize that they are working for a psychopath)
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To: presently no screen name; Retired Greyhound
So, people who think Palin should break with the liberal RINO McCain are “liberals”, and those who think she should stay silent and stand by her endorsement of the liberal RINO are “conservatives”.

Also, something about Cheerios and eating them is thrown into the conversation.

Did I get that right?

77 posted on 07/28/2011 1:43:36 PM PDT by Carling (At some point, those surrounding Obama have to realize that they are working for a psychopath)
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To: alstewartfan; Retired Greyhound
She needs the chumps who like McCain to vote for her.

How many is that...5, maybe 6 votes?

78 posted on 07/28/2011 1:44:52 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: Carling

Now is Palin’s chance to break from McCain. She needs to chastise him and remind him that he seemed to be all happy to embrace enthusiasm from Tea Party folks when she campaigned for him in 2010 before the Tea Party in Tuscon.

She could say, “say it ain’t so, Juan”. LOL


79 posted on 07/28/2011 1:45:55 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Retired Greyhound
She knew McCain was a loser (especially after getting to know him up-close as his running-mate), and she still pushed him on Arizonans.

You are very strong in saying what Sarah knew/knows - when it is very obvious you KNOW S&!T.

You are unable to grasp the 'accountability' concept and well grounded in 'pointing the finger' - traits of liberalism that you have shown consistently here. Exactly what barry, your leader, has done for three years.
80 posted on 07/28/2011 1:49:38 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Grizzled Bear

Maybe only 5 or 6 here, but across the country there are millions of chumps who think that McCain makes sense. We can’t concede ALL the votes of the clueless!


81 posted on 07/28/2011 1:50:39 PM PDT by alstewartfan ("I'll just go back to the dream I was having, before love went astray." Al Stewart)
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To: Carling
So, people who think Palin should break with the liberal RINO McCain are “liberals”,

YES - and a good way of them showing it is how they want to CONTROL people - like the commies!
82 posted on 07/28/2011 1:54:16 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: dragonblustar

Yes, but thankee rightbackatcha, just the same. Your POS’s are just as much your fault as McCain is mine. People who blame Sarah Palin and AZ FReepers for John McCain make me sick.

Just bringing a dose of reality around for the demagogues.


83 posted on 07/28/2011 1:59:08 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Oh, well, any excuse to buy a new gun is good enough for me.)
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To: presently no screen name; Retired Greyhound
What are you babbling about now? Who wants to control anything? I'd like to see Sarah Palin slap down McCain, and this is the perfect opportunity.

Are you on medication? That's a serious question, because if not, you may want to contact a physician. You make ZERO sense in terms of logic. We're on the same side; we just disagree about how damaging Palin’s endorsement of McCain is to her future as a conservative candidate.

84 posted on 07/28/2011 1:59:36 PM PDT by Carling (At some point, those surrounding Obama have to realize that they are working for a psychopath)
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To: Nachum

Send him back to North Vietnam.


85 posted on 07/28/2011 1:59:53 PM PDT by bmwcyle (Obama is a Communist, a Muslim, and an illegal alien)
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To: alstewartfan
Is it fair to say, then, that those candidates bashing McCain are acting on principle, while Palin is taking the “DC” approach?

If so, that damages her as a serious reform candidate, IMO.

86 posted on 07/28/2011 2:01:29 PM PDT by Carling (At some point, those surrounding Obama have to realize that they are working for a psychopath)
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To: presently no screen name

McDonnell’s.


87 posted on 07/28/2011 2:01:48 PM PDT by OB1kNOb (Financial Repression.......it answers a lot of questions.....read about it on FinancialSense.com.)
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To: presently no screen name

Yeah! Billboards asking “Where is McCain’s Birth Certificate?” should really get people thinking.

Thinking you are nuts!!!


88 posted on 07/28/2011 2:02:44 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: Lazamataz

So you seem to be torn about McCaine...are you for him or against him?


89 posted on 07/28/2011 2:05:01 PM PDT by woofie
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To: Carling

Carling, if you can’t see that she cannot blast McCain, since she was his running mate, and that it would be regarded as disloyal, I can’t explain it. She’s using good common sense. We don’t need Gov. Palin to comment on *everything* for us. We can use our own strong voices.
MCCAIN, YOU’RE A DUNCE! There. LOL Bob


90 posted on 07/28/2011 2:13:29 PM PDT by alstewartfan ("I'll just go back to the dream I was having, before love went astray." Al Stewart)
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To: Carling
Are you comparing McLame to something good for you, like Cheerios?

OMG!!! It's AMAZING!!!!!!! how some read into things for their own agenda. But you gave me a great laugh at the stupidity and I'll tell you why - just got my mail and on the top were store advertisements and I saw Cheerios and just used that. And Cheerios doesn't make me sick either!

Gawd - what kind of nuts am I dealing with here!

Now you can see why I'm laughing and how your 'mind reading' to suit your agenda falls flat. Sorry, I didn't use Valvoline Oil and say my car doesn't take well to that. .

I guess I gave you more credit than due. However, considering you are in the 'anti Palin' group, I should have known better - they are desperate and have no bounds.

So, back to the scenario - it must HAVE reached a nerve - since you ignored it and ran after the cheerios instead. LOL!! You can't make this stuff up but here it is!!
91 posted on 07/28/2011 2:16:22 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: bmwcyle

Please don’t go off the rails. McCain faced hell on earth in Vietnam, and I wouldn’t wish that on anyone.


92 posted on 07/28/2011 2:16:22 PM PDT by alstewartfan ("I'll just go back to the dream I was having, before love went astray." Al Stewart)
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To: Nachum

how petty.


93 posted on 07/28/2011 2:23:39 PM PDT by ken21 (liberal + rino progressive media hate palin, bachman, cain...)
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To: OB1kNOb

Ok. Thanks.


94 posted on 07/28/2011 2:25:55 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Cyber Liberty

As long as your proud to vote for you pos.


95 posted on 07/28/2011 2:31:44 PM PDT by dragonblustar
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To: presently no screen name

From here I will remain silent and let your inane posts speak for themselves.

Nothing I say could make you look as silly as your own words have already done.

Cheers!


96 posted on 07/28/2011 2:32:52 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: dragonblustar

Now the demagogue claims to know how I voted. Your powers know no bounds, do they?


97 posted on 07/28/2011 2:35:43 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Oh, well, any excuse to buy a new gun is good enough for me.)
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To: Lazamataz

Mega-Ditto’s!


98 posted on 07/28/2011 2:37:35 PM PDT by Fledermaus (I'm done with political parties. The GOP is useless. Anarchy is perferable to this CRAP!)
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To: presently no screen name

Calm down.


99 posted on 07/28/2011 2:40:36 PM PDT by Carling (At some point, those surrounding Obama have to realize that they are working for a psychopath)
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To: allmendream
Yeah! Billboards asking “Where is McCain’s Birth Certificate?” should really get people thinking....Thinking you are nuts!!!

You SHOWED you are. LOL! What does YOUR McCain BC have to do to the below what I was referring to! Can't you EVEN follow posts?? Or is it you're a McCain lover?

It is almost as if the senator is glad that Harry Reid is the senate majority leader.

It is almost as if the senator is elated that Delaware, Nevada and Alaska were not gains by conservatives.

It is almost like the senator is really a liberal double agent working to destroy the conservative cause.

It is almost like the senator ran a campaign such its goal was to ensure Obama was elected.

It is almost like the senator was the republican nominee so that his birth in Panama could be used to inoculate Obama from scrutiny about his mysterious bastard birth and forged documents.

It is almost like the senator has spent his career as the faux-republican on political talk shows so that real conservatives are never heard from, providing cover to the networks against the charge of being one sided.

It is almost like McCain is the enemy within. Almost???

By your fruits you will know them.. Jesus Matt 7 If it looks like a lib, talks like a lib and acts like it lib it is ... a McCain? 19 posted on Thursday, July 28, 2011 1:35:48 PM by DaveyB
100 posted on 07/28/2011 2:42:27 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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