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10 things you should know about John McCain (but probably don’t):

John McCain voted against establishing a national holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Now he says his position has “evolved,” yet he’s continued to oppose key civil rights laws.

According to Bloomberg News, McCain is more hawkish than Bush on Iraq, Russia and China. Conservative columnist Pat Buchanan says McCain “will make Cheney look like Gandhi.”

His reputation is built on his opposition to torture, but McCain voted against a bill to ban waterboarding, and then applauded President Bush for vetoing that ban.

McCain opposes a woman’s right to choose. He said, “I do not support Roe versus Wade. It should be overturned.”

The Children’s Defense Fund rated McCain as the worst senator in Congress for children. He voted against the children’s health care bill last year, then defended Bush’s veto of the bill.

He’s one of the richest people in a Senate filled with millionaires. The Associated Press reports he and his wife own at least eight homes! Yet McCain says the solution to the housing crisis is for people facing foreclosure to get a “second job” and skip their vacations.

Many of McCain’s fellow Republican senators say he’s too reckless to be commander in chief. One Republican senator said: “The thought of his being president sends a cold chill down my spine. He’s erratic. He’s hotheaded. He loses his temper and he worries me.”

McCain talks a lot about taking on special interests, but his campaign manager and top advisers are actually lobbyists. The government watchdog group Public Citizen says McCain has 59 lobbyists raising money for his campaign, more than any of the other presidential candidates.

McCain has sought closer ties to the extreme religious right in recent years. The pastor McCain calls his “spiritual guide,” Rod Parsley, believes America’s founding mission is to destroy Islam, which he calls a “false religion.” McCain sought the political support of right-wing preacher John Hagee, who believes Hurricane Katrina was God’s punishment for gay rights and called the Catholic Church “the Antichrist” and a “false cult.”

He positions himself as pro-environment, but he scored a 0–yes, zero–from the League of Conservation Voters last year.

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He just picked pro-lfe Sarah Palin as his running mate. I’m all in!


This nation would be in worse shape than it already is…I’m scared if he ever becomes president. Plus he’s too damn old, he should of ran 30 years ago.


Doesn’t matter. It’s a lock. Obama will be elected as long as McCain is unable to win back enough “true conservatives”. The only fix is if McCain has Bob Barr in the debates where he can win back enough conservatives who are polling for Barr, even in Alaska.


Yea, yea. We’ve heard it all. But keep trolling.