Oh, Sweet Mesus

By Jesse Taylor
Monday, August 4, 2008 22:11 EDT
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imageThe panel on Hardball (Andrea Mitchell and Roger Simon) is now discussing that John McCain is merely being misled by his staff, and that’s why he’s saying all sorts of stupid, dishonest things about Obama. Also, McCain has a Sense of Honor, and we all know it.

So, either a major presidential candidate has a staff full of people who are openly and purposefully lying to him in order to embarrass him in public, or John McCain is a dishonest asshole and still has the full faith and credibility of the media, because he made them some deliciously poorly-seasoned ribs.

It’s one of the weirdest things about this cycle: when John McCain does the same asinine, nasty stuff that every Republican candidate since at least Nixon has done in order to win elections, the only reason that isn’t valid for why he’s doing them is the simplest one – because he wants to.

Jesse Taylor
Jesse Taylor
Jesse Taylor is an attorney and blogger from the great state of Ohio. He founded Pandagon in July, 2002, and has also served on the campaign and in the administration of former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland. He focuses on politics, race, law and pop culture, as well as the odd personal digression when the mood strikes.
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