Category Archives: John McCain

That which must not be said

Democratic blogs are erupting with righteous fury over a statement made by John McCain’s running mate, Sarah Palin, suggesting the United States may need to go to war with Russia if it attacks would-be NATO members Georgia or Ukraine.  But … Continue reading

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Obama and McCain on Latin America

While I never got around to dissecting Barack Obama’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention (short take: a whole lot of talk about “change” and “hope”, with the same — albeit well-delivered — proposals for U.S. intervention around the … Continue reading

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"Today, we are all Georgians"

Campaigning in my home state of Pennsylvania today, Republican presidential candidate John McCain told attendees of a rally that he had assured Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili that he had the support of all Americans: “I told him that I know … Continue reading

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