Friday, October 10, 2008

Make-Believe Maverick

From Rolling Stone:
In its broad strokes, McCain's life story is oddly similar to that of the current occupant of the White House. John Sidney McCain III and George Walker Bush both represent the third generation of American dynasties. Both were born into positions of privilege against which they rebelled into mediocrity. Both developed an uncanny social intelligence that allowed them to skate by with a minimum of mental exertion. Both struggled with booze and loutish behavior. At each step, with the aid of their fathers' powerful friends, both failed upward. And both shed their skins as Episcopalian members of the Washington elite to build political careers as self-styled, ranch-inhabiting Westerners who pray to Jesus in their wives' evangelical churches.

In one vital respect, however, the comparison is deeply unfair to the current president: George W. Bush was a much better pilot.

1 comment:

MuckFexico said...

See, again. More leftist tripe.
Thats awful dude.
Im not saying John McCain or W (or 'hitler' as your side is so eager to say) is worth a crap, but can you name better on the left?
Both sides suck, no one can admit it.
But only one side seeks to destroy America with socialist, marxism bull$hit, redistributrion of wealth, open borders, felon voters, Mickey mouse voters, and anything that helps to 'blame America first'.
You a '911 was an inside job' nut too?