Quotes of the day

posted at 10:54 pm on September 8, 2010 by Allahpundit

Much has been made of the conservative “tea partyers” who look poised to send a posse of new senators to Washington – starting with Joe Miller of Alaska, Rand Paul of Kentucky, and Mike Lee of Utah. Ken Buck of Colorado also has an excellent shot at winning, and Sharron Angle remains competitive against Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid.

But the middle isn’t hollowing out. In fact, the ranks of Republican Senate centrists could grow as a result of November’s midterm election, following on the heels of Republican Scott Brown’s improbable election to the Senate from Massachusetts last January…

Come January, “it’s possible that we could have a more moderate Senate, because of some of the new people, but also because of the general political dynamics that would then be in place,” says Cal Jillson, a political scientist at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

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The second complaint I’ve heard is from some Christian conservatives who say that even if conservatives make it clear that they disagree with you on issues like gay marriage and gays in the military, that supporting your group in any way will end up promoting those policies and a gay lifestyle by default. What would you say to those people?

We have made it clear from the get-go that we think that social conservatives are an important part of the conservative movement. And, I don’t think by having social conservatives in the movement who may disagree with me on things like marriage or gays in the military, it’s somehow corrupting the movement from my perspective. So, I guess I don’t understand how it would be corrupting the movement from their perspective.

There’s a core of issues that I think all of us in the conservative movement can and should agree on and those are the issues that are at the forefront of our political discussion today. Debates about the size and scope of government, about tax policy, about whether or not we’re going to have socialized health care in this country. These are things that all of us can agree on. I mean, we’re not all going to agree all the time. And accepting our 80 percent friend rather than forcing him to be 20 percent enemy, I think makes smart politics for conservatives.

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The reaction to Ken Mehlman’s admission that he is homosexual and regrets his involvement on behalf of preserving traditional marriage is typical. The former Republican National Committee chairman and campaign manager for George W. Bush was greeted with cheers Washington, and quickly rechristened “one of the sharpest and most energetic political talents” in the land…

The counsel of men like Mehlman and Schmidt is politically wrong — but with the elites it is oh-so-right. It is also why, very much unlike true conservatives, they are set on soliciting dollars for court cases where judicial elites can match the elite mindset. About election strategy, these counselors are just whisperers.

While this strategy may work for short-term rulings by brook-no-opposition judicial activists like Vaughn Walker, it will prove disastrous at the polls for the party out of office — if not in 2010, most certainly in 2012. Just ask Schmidt. He has experience.

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So according to this ditz, Palin was supposed to give up forever because McCain lost? I hate this b*tch with every fiber of my being. A dead squirrel could upstage her old man.

echosyst on September 9, 2010 at 12:39 AM

I’m starting to think she’s trying to say something without actually saying it…

SuperCool on September 9, 2010 at 12:23 AM

Ahhh….gotcha. So, do you think there’s a specific reason why she was booked on Maddow’s show? Maybe she doesn’t know that Maddow is already engaged in a long-term relationship. LOL Well, either way, girl is icky.

cynccook on September 9, 2010 at 12:40 AM

It saddens me Meghan McCain is QOTD with elections coming up and I saw Sean Hannity lead off with a clip from Obama’s speech today doing his best Aunt Esther and shouting: “Ya know, taxes are going to go up in January! Substantially! On ever-body! But those Republicans, ya know……”

Marcus on September 9, 2010 at 12:47 AM

How could AP resist?
MSNBC.
Meg McCain.
Bashing Republicans.

AP: “Oh yes

B Man on September 9, 2010 at 12:55 AM

I have a hard time taking anything Steve Schmidt says seriously. He ran a campaign that lost then blamed everyone but himself. Now he appears to be the only one involved without a political future so this is going to be his marquee position? He’s silly.

Cindy Munford on September 9, 2010 at 1:05 AM

LOL- chunky butt McCain!

abobo on September 9, 2010 at 1:21 AM

LEAVE MEGHAN ALONE!!!! ELEVENTY!!!?!?!?!!?!!!!!!

orfannkyl on September 9, 2010 at 1:54 AM

That caption with that picture?

Nah.

Too easy.

hillbillyjim on September 9, 2010 at 2:01 AM

Ahhh….gotcha. So, do you think there’s a specific reason why she was booked on Maddow’s show? Maybe she doesn’t know that Maddow is already engaged in a long-term relationship. LOL Well, either way, girl is icky.

cynccook on September 9, 2010 at 12:40 AM

Nah, the whole point of Maddow booking her was the hope that she’d trash Palin and/or the GOP on her show. That’s the only reason Maddow would ever have her on the show to begin with. NBC News “Standards” and Practices being what they are and all…

I’m just starting to think it may very well be the reason that this specific issue is the only one that she’s formed something more than a poorly worded single sentence opinion on.

Meh. Her business, not mine, and frankly, my focus is on much more pressing issues at the moment.

It could just as easily be that, being rich, she’s completely insulated from the economic realities of the present day and thus believes that gay marriage is somehow a far more pressing issue for our society than, say, jobs and the unsustainable catastrophe that is the welfare state.

Same way her dad seems totally oblivious to the immigration problem, despite living on the border. It’s not his and Cindy’s gated community being dragged into drug wars by illegal aliens, so he comes off as completely detached from the reality of the situation.

Maybe it’s neither, but somehow, the way she’s taken to the issue so completely, tends to make me think it’s of greater significance to her than just some cause célèbre.

SuperCool on September 9, 2010 at 2:04 AM

Q: Wanna hear a FAT JOKE?

A: Meghan McCain

Machiavelli Hobbes on September 8, 2010 at 11:58 PM

LOL- chunky butt McCain!

abobo on September 9, 2010 at 1:21 AM

What are you, 5 years old?

Im really seriously boycotting this website if it starts becoming an adjunct PR effort of Fatty Bast$rd’s book tour. We have a majority to reclaim, and smart inspiring conservatives to follow. Not one more minute for that crotchrot crotchfruit.

Apologetic California on September 8, 2010 at 11:04 PM

You’re very smart and inspiring. We need conservatives who are tough, smart, and inspiring enough to go after the real issues, like someone’s weight. I’m sure the majority will love that.

I also love the threatened boycott. Those are absolutely adorable.

RINO in Name Only on September 9, 2010 at 2:15 AM

What’s with the fat jokes?

Is this LGF or something?

You-Eh-Vee on September 9, 2010 at 2:23 AM

Is this LGF or something?

You-Eh-Vee on September 9, 2010 at 2:23 AM

Oh come now, if this was LGF, there’d be nobody posting here because we’d have all been banned for refusal to drink Chuckie’s Kool Aid.

SuperCool on September 9, 2010 at 2:39 AM

Hey look everybody it’s lardbutt smurf mccain

bessex on September 9, 2010 at 3:16 AM

You-Eh-Vee on September 9, 2010 at 2:23 AM

Your concern is dutifully noted.
Doesn’t mean much, but noted.

carbon_footprint on September 9, 2010 at 3:55 AM

Hey, did your dad wake up during a rally and shout “Bingo!”?

Why doesn’t the media ever play all the attacks which libs made on her papa for this girl and see what she thinks? If she remained true to her gene pool, she would attack him too.

IlikedAUH2O on September 9, 2010 at 5:28 AM

From my viewpoint as a registered independent, centrist Libertarian who leans right on all but social conservatism, I see the Gay Marriage thing as a real non issue. I side with those who oppose it for personal religious reasons. Like some(maybe most?)conservatives I am not in favor of gay marriage, but have no problem with legal civil unions, IF you’re going to have state sanctioned marriage. I say IF because as a Libertarian, this is a wonderful opportunity to start getting government out of our lives on this one issue alone. End LEGAL marriage. As far as I know, there was no legal marriage in the US until 1865, when it was implemented to keep whites and blacks from marrying. Obviously the reason to do that is long gone. Personally, I think marriage belongs to your church, and have no need to stand in front of a court house employee. It’s only a small revenue generator for local governments anyway, and the state has no business recognizing legally what belongs to God. I don’t know how the married people on this site think, but I myself couldn’t begin to care less if the government got out of the marriage business altogether.

As for all the cheap shots at Ms. McCain, really? She’s not a voice for anyone, just another TV personality who’s really only taken seriously by the Jerry Springer/Oprah Winfrey intellectual on their couch. She’s nothing but a tool for the likes of the Communists over at MSNBC, and otherwise is completely forgettable. She’s too immature and not knowledgeable enough of politics to have real opinions, and I doubt she’s setting a fire of inspiration to conservatives her age. She doesn’t make a difference in my life. I feel no need to call her any names, I’m not eleven years old….

adamsmith on September 9, 2010 at 5:47 AM

Big tent?

It would have to be if Meghan McCain is inside.

Lehosh on September 9, 2010 at 5:50 AM

But what does Lindsay Lohan think?

Inanemergencydial on September 9, 2010 at 6:02 AM

God make this child go away!

gdonovan on September 9, 2010 at 6:02 AM

I have asked this before and I will ask it again.

Why does anyone give a flying flaming rat’s patootie in space what bleached blond bimbette Meghan ThunderThighs has to say about anything?

The girl speaks in her Native tongue of Doofus every single time a TV camera and microphone happens to be the general vicinity.

pilamaye on September 9, 2010 at 6:07 AM

Since when did big boobs and money compensate for serious intellect?

BigAlSouth on September 9, 2010 at 6:31 AM

I have asked this before and I will ask it again.

Why does anyone give a flying flaming rat’s patootie in space what bleached blond bimbette Meghan ThunderThighs has to say about anything?

pilamaye on September 9, 2010 at 6:07 AM

Same reason they give a cr@p about anything at all her washed-up braindamaged RINO/CINO daddy has to say.

Dark-Star on September 9, 2010 at 6:31 AM

Since when did big boobs and money compensate for serious intellect?

BigAlSouth on September 9, 2010 at 6:31 AM

Where have you been for the last, oh, three decades?

Dark-Star on September 9, 2010 at 6:32 AM

In the video clip, Maddow says “It seems that all moderate Republicans are getting voted out this year in primarires”. Meghan says “Yes, they are”.

No Meghan. One HASN’T gotten voted out…YOUR FATHER. And that is because Palin came in early and SAVED HIS BUTT. You didn’t mention that piece of history in your “stream of consciousness” memoir. You have a hell of a way of showing your gratitude. I hear you are all about “TEAM ROMNEY” now. That’s just great. And thanks for the tip….now I now how NOT to vote. Talk about your 15 minutes being UP!!

Dan Pet on September 9, 2010 at 6:35 AM

Yeah, that Palin needed to just shut up and go away, but dang it, she didn’t! Doesn’t this hick no her place? She was suppose to be just a tool! A prop! And look at her now!

What has Megahn M. ever done but show up on talk shows?
I know she likes to wear black, has a tatoo and some gay friends but could someone tell me what she has done?

JellyToast on September 9, 2010 at 6:54 AM

Maddow will invite Rove to discuss his book in 3, 2, 1…

IlikedAUH2O on September 9, 2010 at 6:56 AM

JellyToast on September 9, 2010 at 6:54 AM

Speak of the devil – she’s on Fox right now hawking her book.

tru2tx on September 9, 2010 at 7:07 AM

but could someone tell me what she has done?

JellyToast on September 9, 2010 at 6:54 AM

” “

CWforFreedom on September 9, 2010 at 7:07 AM

she’s on Fox right now hawking her book.

tru2tx on September 9, 2010 at 7:07 AM

Moo Money Moo Money

*just toying with the hypersensitive fat joke haters

CWforFreedom on September 9, 2010 at 7:08 AM

Meghan is LARD. Large Arrogant RINO Democrat.

joe99jpn on September 9, 2010 at 7:09 AM

Big Tent?

Wha? Is Meggie Mac shopping for a new dress? waaaahhh!

ted c on September 9, 2010 at 7:12 AM

“moron tea party candidate” – just now on FNC

Good job selling books there Meghan!

forest on September 9, 2010 at 7:13 AM

McCain is on Fox now.

Some thoughts …

It’s almost like watching the 80′s movie “Valley Girls” … “Like … Oh Mah God!”

She talks about women role models and talks about her own experience of being abused by the media.

Uhm … newsflash Megan … YOU aren’t a role model for young women.

You’ve never held a steady job of ANY kind.

You are only important because your father is a Senator (and not a very good Senator).

You cannot simply show up and say … “Hey! I haven’t done anything in my life but I have a Dad who’s a Senator and a uterus and I’d like to be role model for young women!”

HondaV65 on September 9, 2010 at 7:14 AM

MEGAN MCCAIN JUST ENDORSED MITT ROMNEY!!

LOL!!

Another Kissodeath for the Mittens!

HondaV65 on September 9, 2010 at 7:18 AM

This is weird (telling?) – she has made the comment at least two times about how she was “only 22″ during the prez campaign – as if she’s remarkably matured since (in two years?!) – where is she going with this revelation?

tru2tx on September 9, 2010 at 7:23 AM

McCain is on Fox now.

HondaV65 on September 9, 2010 at 7:14 AM

I’m watching with the sound off because I’m on a conference call. I’m thinking, I’m glad I can’t hear her – it’s bad enough I have to see her.

Oh, wait, there’s a very sexy (and pregnant) Dr. Cynara Coomer on now! Much better…..

UltimateBob on September 9, 2010 at 7:24 AM

Will someone please give my fellow “Christians” a swift boot in the rear? PLEASE?!

FOR THE LOVE OF GOD?!

Here’s a HINT folks: If your country is DROWNING IN DEBT and could EASILY BE BANKRUPT IN YOUR LIFETIME, then PERSONAL MATTERS OF FAITH ARE IRRELEVANT! WE DON’T NEED GOD RIGHT NOW!

SgtSVJones on September 8, 2010 at 11:08 PM

FTFY

fossten on September 9, 2010 at 7:25 AM

Meghan is an airhead. If John McCain wasn’t her father no one would would give two cents for her opinion. And even with the name recognition, it’s only liberals who are really interested in what she has to say.

zoyclem on September 9, 2010 at 7:30 AM

Who in their right mind gives a rat’s backside about anything this dopy twit says or does? MSNBC and other left wing media will continue to use her for propaganda purposes but everyone else should ignore the moron.

rplat on September 9, 2010 at 7:32 AM

What Meghan McCain doesn’t seem to understand about Sarah Palin is that she has a vision beyond her father. She wasn’t waving at the crowd to upstage anyone, she was waving at them to say, “We may lose this battle, but we will win the war”. It seems so incomprehensible to Ms. McCain that the “McCain era” ending wouldn’t mean the end of Republicanism, because it doesn’t mean the end of Conservatism.

Meghan seems to think of it as being “cool” to be a Republican who is open minded to being a pandering admirer of the same people who think of her Dad as a doddering punching bag, or at best a useful “tool”. She really needs to understand it is more about philosophy than twittering her foolish thoughts.

darkmetal on September 9, 2010 at 7:53 AM

Shouldn’t her 15 minutes be up by now? STFU stupid. Sheesh Allah, download a screen saver of her already and stop with the threads on this idiot. You are the only one who cares what she has to say.

milwife88 on September 9, 2010 at 7:55 AM

MEGAN MCCAIN JUST ENDORSED MITT ROMNEY!!

Please tell me you’re just kidding…

Sheesh Allah, download a screen saver of her already and stop with the threads on this idiot. You are the only one who cares what she has to say.

milwife88 on September 9, 2010 at 7:55 AM

Megs is OK…a little “off” sometimes, but all in all a good egg. Unless it’s true she’s endorsing Romney…which kinda makes no sense since he’s not even technically running for anything yet. But if so, yeah…she drops a few points in my book. I mean, Romney?

JetBoy on September 9, 2010 at 8:01 AM

Who in their right mind gives a rat’s backside about anything this dopy twit says or does?

Just look at who posts this idiot’s crap, and there’s your answer.

Vapid valley girl doesn’t like Palin, because Palin figured out that daddy’s little girl is a major league twit/imbecile/air-headed moron from the very first conversation Sarah had with her ……… and after hearing the first comments from her, she probably said “Ah, that’s nice sweety, bless your heart”, and it took about two months for daddy’s little girl to figure out that’s a back-handed compliment.

Jerome Horwitz on September 9, 2010 at 8:01 AM

10 bucks says Meg hooks up with Levi “Mr. Hollywood” Johnson pretty soon. 2 peas in a pod.

roflmao

donabernathy on September 9, 2010 at 8:08 AM

Megs is OK…a little “off” sometimes, but all in all a good egg. Unless it’s true she’s endorsing Romney…which kinda makes no sense since he’s not even technically running for anything yet. But if so, yeah…she drops a few points in my book. I mean, Romney?

JetBoy on September 9, 2010 at 8:01 AM

She did it yesterday too. She’s like, um, like a big like fan of like Mitt, ya know?

Monica on September 9, 2010 at 8:22 AM

Christian Science Monitor determines if candidates are “moderate” according to their willingness to keep on spending tax funds wildly without pause. If a candidate wants to pause temporarily, or return to 2008 spending levels, that politician is as “radical” as candidates determined to cut all spending.

maverick muse on September 9, 2010 at 8:29 AM

It’s beyond hilarious, into the mad.

Meghan McCain keeps prostituting herself for a candidate who doesn’t want her around. First her own dad, now Mitt the candidate her father eschewed during the ’08 campaigns, the plastic Mr. Integrity. ANYTHING to stay in the news defines “relevance” to Meghan, a supporter Mitt would embrace only while maintaining a 10 ft. poll between them.

The political marriage between McCain and Romney is disturbing, filled with veiled venom. And Meghan’s hang-up against Palin for representing virtue over whoring is obvious.

maverick muse on September 9, 2010 at 8:37 AM

10 bucks says Meg hooks up with Levi “Mr. Hollywood” Johnson pretty soon. 2 peas in a pod.

roflmao

donabernathy on September 9, 2010 at 8:08 AM

They haven’t already?

maverick muse on September 9, 2010 at 8:38 AM

If John McCain is/was so horrible, what does it say about Sarah Palin that she agreed to be his Vice Presidential nominee?

Either she’s a shameless opportunist who will sell out for a job or that she’s ignorant. Period. There’s no where else to go on that.

And as far as Megan McCain being “fat”. Geez, when I was single, I would have gone for her. Give me a woman whose more than a broomstick wearing a trash bag anyday, I can’t stand the emaciated look that fashionable these days.

NoDonkey on September 9, 2010 at 8:46 AM

It’s almost like watching the 80′s movie “Valley Girls” …

HondaV65 on September 9, 2010 at 7:14 AM

Hey now! I actually saw that movie and it had much more depth than Meggymac. Despite being one of Nicolas Cage’s first roles, it gave us a bit more of Les Nessman as the driver’s ed teacher, and Coleen Camp as a pioneer of milfism.

For a teen movie of the time, I give it 3.5 on a scale of 5. Meggy, -2 on the same scale.

TugboatPhil on September 9, 2010 at 8:53 AM

That little idiot was on F&F this morning. Would everyone PLEASE just stop giving her a forum? Nothing she says matters to me.

She disses Sarah Palin on one hand then rides the coat tails of here celebrity! Idiot.

Oink on September 9, 2010 at 9:00 AM

If John McCain is/was so horrible, what does it say about Sarah Palin that she agreed to be his Vice Presidential nominee?

Either she’s a shameless opportunist who will sell out for a job or that she’s ignorant. Period. There’s no where else to go on that.

NoDonkey

There is SOMEWHERE TO GO WITH THAT, NoDonkey. Grow up. Moderates have been picking conservatives as running mates and vice versa since forever. It is the way it is done. Period. Why don’t you complain about the process or others who have done the same. For God’s sake, Reagan picked Bush and Bush accepted even though they battled in the primary. And what do you want these people to do, say “Um..no…I won’t help my party”. Your comments are ridiculous and dripping with Palin-hate. And for the record, McCain was and is a fine man…just not the conservative standard bearer that we all hope for.

Dan Pet on September 9, 2010 at 9:07 AM

Meghan wears the big tent also known as the Practical Jilbab.

maverick muse on September 9, 2010 at 9:15 AM

Dan Pet on September 9, 2010 at 9:07 AM

I don’t hate Palin at all, I think she would make a fine RNC Chair. But she needs to recognize her limitations and that’s the ceiling for her.

You seem relatively hinged, but other people tear into anyone who isn’t an orthodox “conservative” (as it’s defined by the moment) and then they give a free pass to Palin for running with a RINO?

Little inconsistency there.

And life is too short to care one way or the other about the Meghan McCains of the world.

NoDonkey on September 9, 2010 at 9:21 AM

Wait, I thought Meghan considered herself to be a Progressive. Now she’s a Conservative?

rbj on September 9, 2010 at 9:22 AM

MEghan McSame is projecting as usual. She accuses Palin of having a last wave for her supporters, and that’s somehow crime, but MEghan cannot stop talking about the campaign in which she was an insignificant prop. Building a campaign tell-all around junk like that is the best she can contribute to history? MEghan is as big a political skank as anyone out there–looking down her nose at it while getting off on it. I absolutely guarantee that this pig will keep milking this for the rest of her life and probably run for office at some point.

Advice to MEghan McCain:
1)Wearing black on every show cannot hide stupid.
2)And just because you are “speaking out”, it doesn’t make you coherent.
3)Driving down Barry Goldwater Boulevard doesn’t make you a conservative.
4)Get a real job in the real world making real money and stop living a second-hand virtual parasitic existence. Then come back in 10 years to tell us what you learned.
5)You’re a media whore. Admit it.

Western_Civ on September 9, 2010 at 9:35 AM

The Progressive RINO acorn does fall far from the tree.

Meghan McCain and her self-important mother both appear to be far left lunatics. http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/valleyfever/2010/01/john_mccains_wife_and_daughter.php

So soon we forget Cindy’s drug stealing days. http://www.bloggernews.net/113986

sinsing on September 9, 2010 at 9:39 AM

Allah Caption: “BIG TENT”

Should Be: “BIG ASS”

In more ways than WON!

dhunter on September 9, 2010 at 9:40 AM

This chick spent hours staring at a can of frozen orange juice because it said “CONCENTRATE”.

kingsjester on September 9, 2010 at 9:46 AM

The Progressive RINO acorn does fall far from the tree.

Meghan McCain and her self-important mother both appear to be far left lunatics. http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/valleyfever/2010/01/john_mccains_wife_and_daughter.php

So soon we forget Cindy’s drug stealing days. http://www.bloggernews.net/113986

sinsing on September 9, 2010 at 9:39 AM

That should have read, “The Progressive RINO acorn does not fall far from the tree.”

Sorry about that!

sinsing on September 9, 2010 at 10:00 AM

Why waste your hate on this dingbat?

She’s completely irrelevant with no power over your life.

Keep your powder dry and reserve all of your antipathy for the real enemy – Democrat politicians.

Make them irrelevant with no power over your life.

NoDonkey on September 9, 2010 at 10:17 AM

“go big or go home”?

Got that right.

LtE126 on September 9, 2010 at 10:23 AM

Who’s the guy interviewing her?

LtE126 on September 9, 2010 at 10:23 AM

If John McCain and his daughter are mad that he was upstaged by his VP pick, they should have picked some bland follower who no one would have cared about. They deliberately picked Palin because no one gave a crap about an old semi-senile white guy versus black Jesus.

Speedwagon82 on September 9, 2010 at 10:28 AM

There is SOMEWHERE TO GO WITH THAT, NoDonkey. Grow up. Moderates have been picking conservatives as running mates and vice versa since forever. It is the way it is done. Period. Why don’t you complain about the process or others who have done the same. For God’s sake, Reagan picked Bush and Bush accepted even though they battled in the primary. And what do you want these people to do, say “Um..no…I won’t help my party”. Your comments are ridiculous and dripping with Palin-hate. And for the record, McCain was and is a fine man…just not the conservative standard bearer that we all hope for.

Dan Pet on September 9, 2010 at 9:07 AM

John McCain IS a fine man–he endured things for his country in Vietnam that would have broken most men, but kept his integrity. He may disagree with some of us on domestic issues, but he would have been an excellent foreign-policy President and Commander in Chief–he mopped the floor with Obama during their first debate on foreign policy, but that was during the banking collapse when voters no longer cared about foreign policy. It was McCain who suggested the “surge” strategy to Bush that worked so well in Iraq, which probably propelled him to the GOP nomination.

During the summer of 2008, gasoline prices were well above $4 a gallon, and McCain probably figured he needed a running mate who was an expert on energy issues (which Palin was), and the Obama campaign was making lots of hay about McCain’s age vs. Obama’s youth (McCain can’t send an E-mail, etc.), so a young, dynamic, attractive conservative like Palin made sense as a running mate. Presidential nominees usually tend to seek in running mates what they don’t have themselves, in order to appeal to a broader electorate: McCain sought energy expertise and youthful vigor in Palin; Obama sought experience and foreign-policy expertise in Biden.

Unfortunately, John McCain and Sarah Palin did have one liability in common–immature daughters who embarrassed them. Bristol Palin fell for the king of A-holes in Levi Johnston, and Meghan McCain fell for the money and fame of the lefty media exploiting her to tarnish the honor of her father and his political party.

Steve Z on September 9, 2010 at 10:30 AM

Moderates have been picking conservatives as running mates and vice versa since forever. It is the way it is done. Period. Why don’t you complain about the process or others who have done the same. For God’s sake, Reagan picked Bush and Bush accepted even though they battled in the primary. And what do you want these people to do, say “Um..no…I won’t help my party”.
Dan Pet on September 9, 2010 at 9:07 AM

Theres nothing wrong with a moderate picking a conservative running mate or vice versa, but usually they don’t pick moderates or conservatives who have been Governor of our least populated state for less than 2 years. Up until then, McCain’s campaign was all about how his side was the one with experience. It made him look like a flip flopper.

McCain should have realized that the people who hated Obama were going to vote against him no matter what and that his only chance of winning was pandering to the mushy moderates by picking an experienced noncontroversal moderate like Pawlenty or Crist.

Speedwagon82 on September 9, 2010 at 10:38 AM

Here’s a HINT folks: If your country is DROWNING IN DEBT and could EASILY BE BANKRUPT IN YOUR LIFETIME, then PERSONAL MATTERS OF FAITH ARE IRRELEVANT!

SgtSVJones on September 8, 2010 at 11:08 PM

You don’t know what the Hell you’re talking about.

zoyclem on September 9, 2010 at 10:45 AM

Lauraw wrote that: She is a conservative imposter and her fame is fed by her hateful boobs..

Hateful Boobs?
Boobs of Hate?

Blake on September 9, 2010 at 11:09 AM

Meghan McCain fell for the money and fame of the lefty media exploiting her to tarnish the honor of her father and his political party.

Steve Z on September 9, 2010 at 10:30 AM

Fame yes. Don’t know why people want it. But the girl is already very wealthy through her mother.

Blake on September 9, 2010 at 11:20 AM

The only time that I want to watch Rachel Maddow is on election eve, November 2nd, 2010.

My collie says:

Let me guess. You want to watch the pain, anger, and despair spread across her face as every county, every state turns a deep Republican red. You want to watch her foam at the mouth when she realizes that she is once again on the outside looking in with no prospect of have any influence on anything for many years to come. You want her to wallow in the futility and meaninglessness of her existence.

Mmmm, yeah. That pretty much sums it up.

CyberCipher on September 9, 2010 at 11:31 AM

The only Big Tent in evidence here is Meghan’s bloomers.

DaMav on September 9, 2010 at 12:06 PM

Rachel is a chubby chaser?! Did not know that…

Wyznowski on September 9, 2010 at 12:06 PM

Who is the audience of this book by McCain? I can’t believe liberals are that interested in her other than soundbites they can pull from her on MSNBC and conservatives aren’t. Meghan decided to publish a RINO book at a time when the RINO stock among the public could not be lower. People see RINOs as the problem among independents and the right and no Republican, even RINO excites the left. Meghan could finally be crashing here. Post-Novemeber her previous “Listen to me or die Republicans” rhetoric after large gains will have no traction. Bye, Bye Meghan.

Conan on September 9, 2010 at 12:08 PM

No more Meghan McCain stories please AP.

This is the last time I look at one. This woman has nothing to offer the national discussion.

scotash on September 9, 2010 at 12:11 PM

only chance of winning was pandering to the mushy moderates by picking an experienced noncontroversal moderate like Pawlenty or Crist.

Speedwagon82 on September 9, 2010 at 10:38 AM

He would have had no foot soldiers or money without Palin. Moderates are just that. They sit back and watch and they would have given no money or support that a campaign needs. No people are tired of being ignored to please the mushy moderates and that is clear with the election of Obama who is NO mushy moderate. Why not ask yourself why they can elect whomever they want but conservatives can’t?

Conan on September 9, 2010 at 12:12 PM

RINO in Name Only on September 9, 2010 at 2:15 AM


Megan McCain is not going to sleep with you.

Machiavelli Hobbes on September 9, 2010 at 12:17 PM

CyberCipher on September 9, 2010 at 11:31 AM

Sounds great – delicious, really – thanks for the idea!

sloopy on September 9, 2010 at 12:22 PM

One thing out of the many I find off putting about her is her constant self promotion. She is always taking photos of her self and posting them, getting her mug on television,etc. It’s this constant “Look at me! Look at me!” I see this crappy book of hers as justification for her need for attention. She has yet to hold a real frackin’ job.

Blake on September 9, 2010 at 1:41 PM

If Britbart takes over ABC, He should have posters like the ones here fire questions at guests like Ms. Wonderful.

Me? As I said I would love to play some of MSNBC’s comments about Daddy RINO for her and ask her what kind of airhead runs to them for publicity. She can’t need the money.

I wouldn’t have done it to my Dad.

IlikedAUH2O on September 9, 2010 at 1:44 PM

If Meghan McCain wasn’t John’s daughter, she would just be another dimwit porker tried to get laid at the corner bar.

volsense on September 9, 2010 at 2:16 PM

Your concern is dutifully noted.
Doesn’t mean much, but noted.

carbon_footprint on September 9, 2010 at 3:55 AM

Uh huh.

Keep up the kindergarten talk. It suits you well.

You-Eh-Vee on September 9, 2010 at 2:39 PM

Oh come now, if this was LGF, there’d be nobody posting here because we’d have all been banned for refusal to drink Chuckie’s Kool Aid.

SuperCool on September 9, 2010 at 2:39 AM

That’s true enough.

You-Eh-Vee on September 9, 2010 at 2:39 PM

Please, is it because nobody wants to buy her book that she has to keep ‘promoting’ it?

Well, Ms. McCain, maybe people (actually wouldn’t, but)couldn’t buy your book because of the policies from Congress (you know, the place your father’s day job is) and WH.

Sir Napsalot on September 9, 2010 at 2:43 PM

CyberCipher on September 9, 2010 at 11:31 AM

How about Olbermann calling sick and crying in his bathtub?

Sir Napsalot on September 9, 2010 at 2:46 PM

A dead squirrel could upstagehas been known to resemble her old man.

echosyst on September 9, 2010 at 12:39 AM

“Squirrel-boy” Backstabber of the right !

cableguy615 on September 9, 2010 at 4:39 PM

We should refer to her as “McC”

And the C aint for Cain.

esnap on September 9, 2010 at 6:03 PM

I don’t care how fat she is, heck I’m better then twenty lbs overweight! What I care about is that she’s impolite, incoherent and obnoxious. She can not speak well, has no consideration for who she’ speaking to (the educated American public), and doesn’t care that we see who she is and who she wants to be. Let’s just start with “Yeah” and “Uh huh” instead of Yes or No! If you are unable or unwilling to speak in an educated manner in public, how will you speak in private, and what will you say regarding the subject? Is this all because of how she see’s her father speak? She’s not only giving herself no love, but she’s doing the same thing for her father too! (not that I had a heck of a lot of love for Juan McLame anyway…..)

Vntnrse on September 9, 2010 at 8:11 PM

Vntnrse on September 9, 2010 at 8:11 PM

She has a Bachelor’s degree from Columbia University, but yes, she comes across as an uneducated buffoon.

slickwillie2001 on September 9, 2010 at 9:28 PM

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