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David Letterman Pokes Fun at McCain and Palin

David Letterman lampoons John McCain after McCain cancels his appearance on Letterman's show last night because he was in such a panic about the Wall Street bailout... and the fact that the recent polls showing his sorry ass is failing big time lately.

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Hell yeah Dave! I know Letterman's ratings don't match Leno's, but millions of Americans saw that. John McCain wants a "timeout" to apparantly get his makeup straight. FYI John: Presidents of the United States of America don't get to call timeout when things aren't going their way.


It is my understanding that McCain had his concerns about the Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac time bomb two to three years ago. His proposed legislation never got the hearing it deserved. The failure of these mortgage "insurers" precipitated the liquidity problem the market is now experiencing. I cannot understand it all but it seems that McCains recognition of the problem three years ago gives him some understanding and his presence in Washington is appropriate. Maybe panic is the proper word here but I appreciate McCain feels distracted from his campaign duties that he wants to be in Washington for the deliberations. I think a problem of this depth and complexity is a distraction for someone like Obama so each man handles the situation as he sees fit. I can easily see where a guy like McCain would rather not debate and a guy like Obama would relish it. But that does not mean that McCain cannot score against His Emminence in a debate. Yep, I agree, Lee, if were Obama there would be no question as to his priorities - Letterman. Because the average American would demand it.

McCain's Wednesday political stunts to pathetically appear as some statesman while purely political and self-serving in nature, certainly gave plenty of good material to Letterman to joke about. Thank goodness I recorded it on DVD recorder, and I'll have to review it today to get some comic relief in my life.

Likely the economic deal may be reached sometime today and McCain forced to appear at Friday's debate regardless, half prepared and not ready for prime time. What can I say. He's a bad candidate only running for his own ego and because the Republicans operate like the old Soviet Poliburo where the oldest persons achieve leadership power only because they've outlived the other party elders and it's their "turn". This perfectly describes Reagan, Dole and McCain. McCain only intends to hold one term you know, because of age and his ego to say that, "Well, I was president, you know" around the retirement home.


Nope, presidents don't get timeouts. They don't get to vote 'present', either.

Lee Ward[TypeKey Profile Page]:

And they don't get to run away from debates...


Lee Ward, where were you when McCain asked Obama for 10 Townhall debates and Obama refused? Where were you when he refused to debate Clinton again with the response "we've debated enough?"

I understand that Obama is worried since he has practiced all week for his upcoming performance, and it is hard to memorize talking points especially when there are no teleprompters.

"I'm not running for president because I think I'm blessed with such personal greatness that history has anointed me to save our country in its hour of need. My country saved me. My country saved me, and I cannot forget it.And I will fight for her for as long as I draw breath, so help me God." -Senator John McCain

"Errr-ehhh-ummmm-ahhhh..."-Senator Barack Obama

Lee Ward[TypeKey Profile Page]:

I still think "Showboat McCain" will ride his horse down to ol' Miss and save the day.

He's such a (*sigh*) HERO!

YA! Save the day John McCain (and live up to your f*cking agreements you chicken sh*t)


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