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McCain splits from
Romney, jokingly backs
‘earmark for Big Bird’

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Jonathan Easley

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 10/9/2012 10:53:31 AM

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a prominent Mitt Romney backer, on Tuesday laughingly addressed the Obama campaign’s new ad featuring Big Bird, joking that he differs from the GOP candidate over the "Sesame Street" star. “Big Bird, I guess, is a fun thing to run on,” McCain said on NBC’s "Today" show. “I love Big Bird. I’m for an earmark for Big Bird.” During his Senate career, McCain has been a staunch opponent of earmarks in legislation. The Obama campaign on Tuesday unveiled a new television ad mocking Romney for his calls to cut federal

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Thanks McPain! That is really helpful to us right now. s/o He should just keep his mouth shut. He has sided with the disgusting 0bama way too many times.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: chillijilli, 10/9/2012 11:00:39 AM     (No. 8920211)

...and last night I watched him in disbelief as he tried (?) to pay Romney a compliment by saying that the good news about the debates is that voters can see for themselves that Romney wouldn't have money in the Cayman Islands?????
Oh yeah, Jonnie, how smart to get that subject back in the public eye.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 10/9/2012 11:02:01 AM     (No. 8920216)

McCain was just mocking Team 0bama's infantile desperation. He followed up with this:

“I think it probably gets attention, but it may show a paucity of ideas in ways to criticize Mitt Romney,” McCain continued. “The fact is the economy is still in very bad shape and obviously the American people are still in very difficult condition and the one thing President Obama can’t run on is his record.”



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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ribicon, 10/9/2012 11:02:28 AM     (No. 8920217)

Thanks again, Arizona voters.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: VinGoombatz, 10/9/2012 11:03:37 AM     (No. 8920223)

McCain blows. Idjit.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pineledger, 10/9/2012 11:03:50 AM     (No. 8920225)

Mr. Irrelevant speaks again.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 10/9/2012 11:06:50 AM     (No. 8920236)

Sorry #2, this was not helpful, you know darn well that the second part of the statement will never be included in the reporting. He is showing himself to bitter and spiteful.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JoniTx, 10/9/2012 11:10:29 AM     (No. 8920253)

Let us hope that this shows what a big difference there is between a winner and a LOSER.

Go Mitt!



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Reply 8 - Posted by: miceal, 10/9/2012 11:11:50 AM     (No. 8920258)

Johnny Mack needs to relocate to Sun City, find a porch and a rocker. He needs to sit in the shade with a cold drink, rock, and keep his mouth shut. And NO, I DO NOT Consider him a Military Hero.... I consider him an embarrassment....

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Reply 9 - Posted by: tobias, 10/9/2012 11:12:43 AM     (No. 8920265)

Big Bird makes $400,000,000 a year.I think Big Bird can fly on his own now. It is time for him to leave the nest. Why don't we give him a cell phone and seed money(Food stamps)?I don't mind paying for it. I don't care that my own kids do without.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 10/9/2012 11:13:30 AM     (No. 8920272)

Barry, Axelrod, and Jarrett are running on Big Bird. Love it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: thethirdruffian, 10/9/2012 11:14:37 AM     (No. 8920278)

What a moron.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bluehouse, 10/9/2012 11:17:18 AM     (No. 8920289)

So McCain thinks it is good to borrow money from China that the kids watching Bigbird will have to pay back.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/9/2012 11:22:08 AM     (No. 8920304)

McCain is desperately trying to stay in the news by being a barnacle on Romney and his campaign.

Time to sit back and be quiet. He had his chance.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: lil dotty, 10/9/2012 11:37:47 AM     (No. 8920345)

This is the same stooge who had his but kicked by o dark won 4 years ago. Now that you've seen how it's done, John, think you might want to try for a round again? A man too old to make a difference. The new spokesman for Viagra.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 10/9/2012 11:43:09 AM     (No. 8920368)

Illustrative of one of the biggest reasons that mcvain is addressed as "senator" and not "Mr. President". Stuck on stupid.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: JediJerry, 10/9/2012 11:46:30 AM     (No. 8920380)



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Reply 17 - Posted by: JediJerry, 10/9/2012 11:47:42 AM     (No. 8920382)

Disbelief is right, but believe it. McDumb can be Zippy's Secretary of Stupidity.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: happy conservative, 10/9/2012 11:58:06 AM     (No. 8920426)

It's okay, it's the senility speaking. How many people really care what Mr. McCain, the failed nominee for president, thinks.

Kudos to him for his heroic military history. But that history doesn't give him a monopoly on truth or wisdom.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: mabelkitty, 10/9/2012 12:14:26 PM     (No. 8920484)

Proving once again why he never made it to national office as President.
You may have Arizona's sympathy, but the rest of the country recognizes a tax and spender when they see it.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: skedaddle, 10/9/2012 12:21:40 PM     (No. 8920515)

That's the McCain we all know and love - always kicking his side of the aisle in the shins.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 10/9/2012 12:30:41 PM     (No. 8920546)

Big Bird is a multimillionaire 47 percenter.

Maybe McCains angling for a "contribution"

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 10/9/2012 12:33:50 PM     (No. 8920557)

Mclame is taking political advice again from the two dim bulbs he lives with.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: fotomom557, 10/9/2012 1:04:26 PM     (No. 8920695)

This Dino-Rino just disgusts me. Get him out of the Senate and off my TV.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: mickturn, 10/9/2012 1:11:31 PM     (No. 8920766)

Well who would have expected McPain to do this.../S

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