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    abolishing the cia..., 2008-08-11 23:37:59 | Main | mental bulimia..., 2008-08-16 15:46:54

    a serious crisis, my friends:

    This statement today:

    MCCAIN: My friends, we have reached a crisis, the first probably serious crisis internationally since the end of the Cold War. This is an act of aggression.

    Made me curious enough to spend 10 minutes on a search engine.

    July 25th, 2008, less than a month ago:

    MCCAIN: "Eighteen months ago, America faced a crisis as profound as any in our history. Iraq was in flames, torn apart by violence that was escaping our control."

    January 22nd, 2006:

    "This is the most serious crisis we have faced, outside of the entire war on terror, since the end of the Cold War," said one, Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona. "A nuclear capability in Iran is unacceptable."

    January 11th, 2002:

    MCCAIN: As the president has said, there are significant challenges that remain in the region, from getting control of the country of Afghanistan to this very serious crisis that exists between Pakistan and India. So there's challenges in the region, but overall the success so far has been very impressive.

    October 10th, 2000:

    MCCAIN: I think we're seeing, perhaps, our worst fears being realized there in that part of the world. I believe that unless something turns around rather quickly, we could see further escalation and open welfare, whether it be in Ramallah, the West Bank, Gaza or Lebanon, Syria. I support the administration's efforts strongly to bring this -- to defuse this crisis that's looming that could be the greatest since the '73 war, '67 war. And it's very, very serious. It has very serious consequences and it is clearly in the United States national security interest to see this situation defused.

    I do not think it's appropriate for me or any other politician right now to criticize the administration while this very serious crisis is going on.

    A feather hasn't flown off the back of a chickenfoot without being declared a serious crisis by Launchpad McCain.

    THE NATIONAL INTEREST: polls (including Time and Rasmussen surveys released this week) have consistently demonstrated McCain’s advantage over Obama on terrorism and national-security issues. If a serious crisis unfolds, voters may regard McCain as the more experienced and tougher candidate, prepared to deal with foreign chaos.

    I don't think I'd hire him to run the company risk assessments.

:: posted by buermann @ 2008-08-15 22:05:46 CST | link

      I worked with a guy like him, once... he managed to suffocate himself with drywall tape and joint compound. Saved his family some expense on mummification, but did fuck all for meeting the contract deadlines.

    posted by Zomg @ 2008-08-16 02:25:55 | link

    go ahead, express that vague notion

    your turing test:

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