8 thoughts on “The fine art of bludgeoning

  1. “…us, his cerebralpeacenikfaggotungratefulnon-sacrificingnon-believingbaby-killingkoolaiddrinkers.”
    That we may be, but we also have fahrfergnugen!
    Srsly, tho, I gotta believe that the POW thing will start to wear thin even among the faithful. Why? Because they know vets who don’t talk about their experiences in war. That suffering-in-silence hero image is a lot more appealing than the guy who blathers on about his agonies as POW.
    My grandfather’s generation came from that stoic mold, and even though he was a staunch Republican, I think my grandfather would have been at least a little uncomfortable with the POWfest the Republicans are throwing.

  2. Take away McCain’s POW time and there is nothing left. Either he campaigns on that or reality intrudes and his campaign dies. So, by November 3rd I’m sure we will all know even the status of his stools while a POW.

  3. My favorite Christ figure is Cool Hand Luke. And John McCain, you are no Cool Hand Luke.

  4. My favorite Christ figure is Cool Hand Luke. And John McCain, you are no Cool Hand Luke.

  5. Well, it’s come to this at last.
    McCain’s advisors have made him the butt of jokes about his POW years.
    I grieve for my country tonight.
    We have lost something we badly needed in the wash of cynicism and agita Bush spawned.

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