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ABC: McCain victim of ageism from late night comedians

By David Edwards
Monday, August 11, 2008 6:58 EDT
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ABC’s Ron Claiborne reported on late night comedians who have made a joke of John McCain’s age. Claiborne spoke to several senior citizens who found the jokes about McCain’s ago humorous.

One senior citizen didn’t find the age jokes funny. 85-year-old Dick Shaw said, “It’s a form of discrimination and I guess in that sense, not appropriate.”

This video is from ABC’s Good Morning America, broadcast August 10, 2008.

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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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