One of the premises I often read about from various media sources are that some Republicans will vote for Senator McCain because of his support for the Troops and his understanding of military matters. I am a big fan of the show Countdown however due to the time difference I don’t often get to watch it live on MSNBC here in Ireland so I often watch the clips the next day but here is that famous clip of McCain clashing with a Vietnam veteran:
Senator McCain takes credit for the GI Bill in this clip, the one that Senator Obama votes YES for, unlike Senator McCain. This video highlights the pandering nature of Senator McCain, not that Senator Obama is any different but as I have said in previous posts; if you add up all the pandering/flip-flops in the McCain campaign you could probably build a bridge linking Boston to Dublin. Senator Obama on the other hand would probably only make it half-way.
Well, Senator McCain has not made that many flip-flops but last night’s Countdown video made me question Senator McCain’s fitness to be the next President. Don’t get me wrong, I have talked to some fairly older people here in Ireland and in America whose minds are as sharp as when they were 20 years old but I don’t think Senator McCain is one of these older people: