BEIRUT—-When my editor wants me to give him some great reportage on what’s really happening in America, I always have him send me to a foreign country. Then I do what I do best. I hang out with my mega-rich and mega-well-connected friends. We drink, eat and yap. It’s a lot of laughs. And then I give my editor what he wants. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Takes’
As much as I hate to see someone hammer a fellow American veteran, McCain does seem to be a bit shady around the edges. It often pains me to read the truth about him, but the truth must be told — be it good or bad.
John McCain is Bob Dole minus the charm, conservatism and youth.
Like McCain, pollsters assured us that Dole was the most “electable” Republican. Unlike McCain, Dole didn’t lie all the time while claiming to engage in Straight Talk.
Of course, I might lie constantly too, if I were seeking the Republican presidential nomination after enthusiastically promoting amnesty for illegal aliens, Social Security credit for illegal aliens, criminal trials for terrorists, stem-cell research on human embryos, crackpot global warming legislation and free speech-crushing campaign-finance laws.
I might lie too, if I had opposed the Bush tax cuts, a marriage amendment to the Constitution, waterboarding terrorists and drilling in Alaska.
And I might lie if I had called the ads of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth “dishonest and dishonorable.” (more…)