Well, not me, Jack Cafferty
I have to bow to Jack – he is one person I would love to interview, it will never happen but I can wish.
The piece linked below is far, far better than anything I could write. I just wanted to share it with people and my appreciation of Jack Cafferty. He is a no nonsense man who does say it as he sees it. I cannot think of one occasion where he has been incorrect. And in this piece I cannot pick one flaw.
The answer is a literal, yes!
As you read through the comment by Jack he states quite openly:
It occurs to me that John McCain is as intellectually shallow as our current president. When asked what his Christian faith means to him, his answer was a one-liner. “It means I’m saved and forgiven.” Great scholars have wrestled with the meaning of faith for centuries. McCain then retold a story we’ve all heard a hundred times about a guard in Vietnam drawing a cross in the sand.
The Guard story is one that, I suspect, isn’t true. But McCain is an idiot – much in the mould of George Bush. McCain will, if elected, be one of the most powerful men on this planet. He will be in charge of the biggest military on Earth and that, again I suspect, is what he really wants. He wants to out-do his father and for a 71 year old man, that is a sad state of affairs.
John McCain graduated 894th in a class of 899 at the Naval Academy at Annapolis. His father and grandfather were four star admirals in the Navy. Some have suggested that might have played a role in McCain being admitted. His academic record was awful. And it shows over and over again whenever McCain is called upon to think on his feet.
This is something that isn’t brought out – isn’t spoken about , it is covered with a quilt of enormous proportions and 41% of the American electorate are still backing him? Is the stereotype of the American voter actually real? That they are internally thinking, never questioning and shallow? They won’t vote for someone because he is a Democrat – because that isn’t what they do.
What can McCain bring to the US? Many have told me to piss off because I am not American, don’t have a vote so this isn’t any of my business – but that is where they are wrong. By the actions of the United States president I will be affected – so will my children and my family – so don’t tell me that it’s none of my business. If your actions effect mine, then it is my business.
I am a person of the world and I want the best for those who are governed by the US government. I want them to be at peace with both themselves and the world. And I cannot ever say that McCain will bring that. He will only bring more of the same that Bush brought.
I fear to the depth of my being that John McCain is just like him.
You’re not alone, Jack – so many Americans feel the same – and so many of us who are not are watching with avid interest.
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