Tag Archives: John McCain

This is Why I Can’t Vote Republican

From the New York Times, on the future of Sarah Palin:
Brent Bozell, president of the Media Research Center, a conservative group, called it a “top order of business” to determine Ms. Palin’s future role. “Conservatives have been looking for leadership, and she has proven that she can electrify the grass roots like few people have […]

Who Won the Debate?

Unlike all the pundits, I have the definitive answer.
Obviously, __________ won the debate because he showed that he will be a __________ leader. __________ spent the whole time __________ing __________ and __________ing the questions. __________ showed that he __________ what we need for America in these __________ times. If you are looking for someone who […]

Buncha Whiners

So Phil Gramm, who supports John McCain in November, says, “We have sort of become a nation of whiners.”
A good response from John McCain would have been something like, “Damn straight! And it’s time to wean the American people from their dependence on the government, restore their civil liberties, get them back in the driver’s […]

Blame Schieffer, Not Clark

Have you heard the thing about General Wesley Clark allegedly denigrating the value of John McCain’s military service? You might want to look into it further.
The real problem is not what General Clark said, but how it was reported. In the original interview, Clark was explaining that having on-the-ground military experience does not translate into […]

“Personal Faith and Moral Clarity”

It’s worrisome that conservative presidential candidates still think they need a seal of approval from Billy Graham—and now his son Franklin:
Franklin Graham issued a statement after the meeting praising the Arizona senator’s “personal faith and his moral clarity.”
Personal faith and moral clarity are vague, nebulous qualities that have little objective correspondence with the world. Not […]