No, it is not a doddering, multi-mansion owning, senile, old man, whose sole claim to fame was due to being shot down in an ill-advised war. Nor is it the Rovian attack goon squad originally assembled to shoot down John McCain’s previous run for president. (which now uses the same dirty tactics against the democratic candidate)
Yesterday, a MSM talking head cited McCain as having “A taste for combat” Scary stuff. I know they were talking about the election but since he consistently makes such a big deal about his war record, then it is relevant. The man is a self proclaimed warrior.
The White House is missing as many as 225 days of e-mail dating back to 2003 and there is little if any likelihood a recovery effort will be completed by the time the Bush administration leaves office, according to an internal White House draft document obtained by The Associated Press.
The nine-page outline of the White House’s e-mail problems invites companies to bid on a project to recover the missing electronic messages.
The presidential campaign can begin. A vital social component of our potential leaders has fallen into place.
Cindy McCain has always described herself as an only child but this week her older (by 11 years) half sister spoke up, mildly irritated that she had not only been forgotten but written out of the family narrative.
With the Democratic Convention starting in Denver next week, it is a timely moment to suggest to Barack Obama and other party luminaries on how they can best avoid criticism by the right-wing propaganda machine.
My advice is: Stay home. Stay in bed (not with anyone named Rielle). Pull the covers over your head. Don’t say anything. I think that should do it.