September 20, 2006

The Morning Papers

Another Prince tune. Semi-obscure but nice nontheless.

McCain may alienate some conservatives

May? May? Wouldn't it be news if there was a conservativ ehe didn't alienate. Hell the guy ticks me off & I'm a libertarian. I wonder what the next headline will be: "Guitar Players may Not Be Financially Stable"? How about "Recreational Shooters Subject To Hearing Damage" or "Car Drivers Likely To Use More Gasoline Than Horesmen"?

I mean that's shocking considering McCain is a Goldwater Republican. (& no; I couldn't even link that with a straight face.)

I wonder what mASSbACKWARDS thinks about such a proposterous headline?

Posted by Publicola at September 20, 2006 04:43 AM | TrackBack

McCain is not screwed together tightly. I watched him completely come undone in a debate in SC before the 2000 primary

Posted by: El Cid at September 22, 2006 10:43 AM

I listened to an NPR interview with Goldwater's granddaughter; she was involved with the HBO bio.

Interestingly, she said Goldwater was pro-choice, pro-gay and firmly believed in the separation of church and state--all issues today's GOP (McCain included) would find objectionable.

Of course, the granddaughter and NPR interviewer didn't mention Goldwater was almost an illiterate; even his Conscience of a Conservative was ghost-written by Brent Bozell.

Posted by: JadeGold at September 24, 2006 01:57 PM

Why would anyone believe McCain is a conservative? The truth is, unfortunately, there aren't many conservatives left in the GOP. NC has only a handful of true conservatives such as State Sen. Fred Smith. The Republican Party, according to Ann Coulter, treats conservatives like the crazy aunt kept in the attic. A few weeks before primaries and elections, suddenly GOP candidates sound as if they "got religion" and once elected move back towards the left of the political spectrum. Not Sen. Smith. He's a conservative before an election and after he's elected or reelected. Now that's integity that men like McCain lack

Posted by: Nathan Tabor at September 29, 2006 03:31 AM