Things younger than Republican Presidential candidate (oh, and did I forget to mention war hero?) John McCain

Am I being “age-ist”? Maybe. But maybe not. The world is a pretty complicated place right now and I’m thinking that it’s not such a great time to elect our oldest President ever. So sue me.

Monday, July 28, 2008

“Oh, by the way, that whole ‘gook’ thing? Yeah, I was totally kidding. But, if it’s all the same to you, I’d still rather that you didn’t touch me.”

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posted by admin at 11:39 am  

6 Comments

  1. Crap. THIS close;

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenzin_Gyatso%2C_14th_Dalai_Lama

    Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
    (born Lhamo Döndrub July 1935 in Qinghai)

    Comment by RsD — July 28, 2008 @ 12:00 pm

  2. I think the gook thing is overrated. My dad experienced the war in my native Holland, and for him there were Germans and Krauts. Nice German people were Germans, those above a certain age and with a certain attitude were Krauts (we use the word ‘Moffen’ for those). I wouldn’t dream of calling my late father a bigot. I can relate to McCain’s gooks.
    That’s just my honest opinion, and I do prefer Obama. Like by far most Europeans do.

    Comment by Rob — July 28, 2008 @ 5:12 pm

  3. with all due respect, i think one needs to look at the context of the remark. mccain clearly made his comment coming from a place of hatred for his captors. not that i blame him necessarily but, then again, i’m not running for president.

    Comment by admin — July 28, 2008 @ 7:51 pm

  4. I think a better headline would be, “Have you accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Saviour?” :P

    Comment by Shinchan — July 28, 2008 @ 8:55 pm

  5. don’t think mcPOW is gonna run as compassionate.

    Comment by pansypoo — July 29, 2008 @ 12:26 am

  6. Actually, the video is even funnier and The Daily Show skewered it so well. I looked on youtube and no one has uploaded it yet.

    Comment by cynmac — July 30, 2008 @ 8:47 pm

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