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Bob
07-20-2015, 09:30 PM
http://www.steynonline.com/7059/the-superbowl-of-superholes


On the matter of McCain, in June 1998 the Senator stood up to address a Republican fundraising meeting: "You think that was a tasteless joke?" he began, referring to the previous speaker's closing Viagra gag. "Listen to this one." He then told the following side-splitter:
"Why is Chelsea Clinton so ugly?
"Because her real father's Janet Reno."
Rimshot. In just twelve words, Senator McCain insulted not the President himself but the three women closest to him (officially, that is): he said the kid's a dog, the First Lady's an adulterous lesbian, and the Attorney-General's an unconvincing transvestite.
Is this as bad as mocking a guy's 40-year-old military service? Well, it's certainly ungallant. From the perspective of 2015, I have no respect whatsoever for any of the trio, but I would not mock their looks, orientation or alleged possession of male genitalia. At the time young Chelsea had just turned 18. Is it more disreputable for a grown man to insult in public a rich, powerful senator's war record than a teenage girl's looks? Whatever the answer, a chap who's done the latter has no business complaining about the former.
Back in '98, the real punchline to McCain's joke came in the deafening silence of the American media: like a genteel dowager on the 'bus trying to avoid catching the eye of the gibbering derelict, the press decided not to notice. In The New York Times, Maureen Dowd wrote a piece alluding to it, but without repeating the joke, which rendered her column entirely incomprehensible to anybody but Beltway insiders. The only reason I know the joke happened is because some guy called Steyn wrote about it in a foreign publication and rose to young Chelsea's defense. As I put it all those years ago, "Personally, I find Chelsea rather fetching in a coltish sort of way" - and Page Six of The New York Post excitedly reported this breaking news under the headline "Fetching Filly". It's an odd sort of war hero who picks on little girls.

decedent
07-20-2015, 09:49 PM
In light of McCain's recent attack from Trump, I too feel the need to attack McCain. I will brb with some dirt.

#dontletthisthreaddie

Tahuyaman
07-21-2015, 11:09 AM
A president's elementary school children should be off limits.

Mac-7
07-21-2015, 11:18 AM
I always defended McCain against libs who attacked his military service.

But McCain called American citizens in Arizona who attended the trump rally "crazies."

So senator Loose Cannon actually started the name calling.

Tahuyaman
07-21-2015, 11:24 AM
I always defended McCain against libs who attacked his military service.

But McCain called American citizens in Arizona who attended the trump rally "crazies."

So senator Loose Cannon actually started the name calling.


I agree that McCain lobbed the first volley, but Trump could have responded in a classier way.

McCain is very concerned with how he is portrayed by the media. He will say whatever he thinks he needs to say in order to curry that favor. Trump? Not so much.

Mac-7
07-21-2015, 11:26 AM
McCain is very concerned with how he is portrayed by the media. He will say whatever he thinks he needs to say in order to curry that favor. Trump? Not so much.

That's one of the reasons I like trump and don't like McCain.

Tahuyaman
07-21-2015, 11:40 AM
That's one of the reasons I like trump and don't like McCain.


I'm not a fan of McCain, but that doesn't mean I need to support Trump.

suds00
07-21-2015, 11:41 AM
john McCain has faults

The Xl
07-21-2015, 11:43 AM
john McCain has faults

That's like saying that the universe is filled with stars.

Captain Obvious
07-21-2015, 11:45 AM
That's like saying that the universe is filled with stars.

They're not stars, they're holes in the mayonnaise jar lid so we can breathe.

Mac-7
07-21-2015, 11:48 AM
I'm not a fan of McCain, but that doesn't mean I need to support Trump.

Who asked you to support trump?

Certainly not me.

Tahuyaman
07-21-2015, 11:54 AM
Who asked you to support trump?

Certainly not me.


Trump wants as much support as he can get. Those who support him want more people to jump on board. Right?

Mac-7
07-21-2015, 11:58 AM
Trump wants as much support as he can get. Those who support him want more people to jump on board. Right?

I'm not a Vote-For-Trump supporter.

right now I'm an Anyone-But-Jeb cheerleader for the rest of the republican field.

Bob
07-21-2015, 02:53 PM
I agree that McCain lobbed the first volley, but Trump could have responded in a classier way.

McCain is very concerned with how he is portrayed by the media. He will say whatever he thinks he needs to say in order to curry that favor. Trump? Not so much.

McCain has never really been a nice guy.

Mac-7
07-21-2015, 03:38 PM
McCain has never really been a nice guy.

Thats an understatement.

mccain would have made a great lib here in lib la la land because he immediately personalized any disagreements.

GoIng back to 2006 when he and bush were trying to jam amnesty across the finish line and into law he attacked conservative republicans as anti immigrant when they were just not willing to go along with what he wanted.

it was impossible to have an intelligent rational debate with him when he is smearing our side as simply evil.

I wish he would go away and never return.

Common
07-21-2015, 03:46 PM
They're not stars, they're holes in the mayonnaise jar lid so we can breathe.

Why is it you dont have issue with bobs linked site.

PolWatch
07-21-2015, 03:51 PM
Now we find out that McC isn't a nice guy? I'm shocked! The republican party nominated a not-nice-guy for president? tsk, tsk, tsk

PolWatch
07-21-2015, 03:53 PM
They're not stars, they're holes in the mayonnaise jar lid so we can breathe.
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Bob
07-21-2015, 04:15 PM
Thats an understatement.

mccain would have made a great lib here in lib la la land because he immediately personalized any disagreements.

GoIng back to 2006 when he and bush were trying to jam amnesty across the finish line and into law he attacked conservative republicans as anti immigrant when they were just not willing to go along with what he wanted.

it was impossible to have an intelligent rational debate with him when he is smearing our side as simply evil.

I wish he would go away and never return.

Remember the story Democrat's loved to tell about Bush? That in either North or South Carolina, supposedly Bush did McCain very dirty. Anyway, McCain himself debunked the story yet to this day some Democrat repeats that story.

I voted for John when he ran but really had to hold my nose.

He seems to be half democrat and half republican to me.

Bo-4
07-22-2015, 08:33 AM
"Would you be more or less likely to vote for John McCain…if you knew he had fathered an illegitimate black child?" This was no random slur. McCain was at the time campaigning with his dark-skinned daughter, Bridget, adopted from Bangladesh.

Bo-4
07-22-2015, 08:37 AM
They're not stars, they're holes in the mayonnaise jar lid so we can breathe.

Suddenly i feel like a firefly

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