Look! It’s old Maverick-Face!

October 14, 2008

Blog Guy, does Republican candidate John McCain seem distracted these days?


Yes, he has other stuff on his mind. He’s auditioning for a spot in the the Oddly Enough Goofy Face Museum and Doughnut Shop. He’s getting close, but isn’t quite there yet.

I’m not familiar with that institution.

It’s a VERY popular Washington, DC tourist attraction, right under the White House. We have 6,000 photos of famous people making incredibly goofy faces. And warm, tasty doughnuts, too!

Wow! And you say it’s almost as popular as the White House?

No, I said it’s RIGHT UNDER the White House. Good luck finding it.

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Republican nominee John McCain in Waukesha, Wisconsin, October 9, 2008. REUTERS/ Carlos Barria

George Bush REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Queen Elizabeth REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

George Clooney REUTERS/Max Rossi

Hillary Clinton REUTERS/ Brian Snyder

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Posted by K | Report as abusive

I envy these people. All they ever needed for a Halloween costume is a sheet of saran wrap!

Posted by Dr. Doll | Report as abusive

Why didn’t you put the one up of Obama when he found out that Bill Ayers was a terrorist? Or when he found out that the FBI was investigating his ties to ACORN? Those are good ones.

Posted by UNIONS=ORGANIZED APATHY | Report as abusive

Where is Obama, is he to stiff to make a funny face?

Posted by Tony | Report as abusive

yeah! reuters is just part of the liberal media! this piece is just an attack on the american hero john mccain, and anybody who thinks it’s funny is just an america-hating liberal! obama pals around with terrorists!

Posted by why can’t people just make their mortgage payments… | Report as abusive

To UNIONS=ORGANIZED APATHY re: Obama’s reaction to: “the FBI was investigating his ties to ACORN?”

This is yet again, a smear tactic cooked up by the right-wing nuts to attempt to discredit Obama. The FBI investigates lots of things, this is their job. This however does not prove a thing.

I wish people would stick to facts and leave emotions out of politics. If you don’t like Barak Obama, just say it. It’s OK to do so but it does not make you right.

Posted by Eric | Report as abusive

Blog Guy, you are a super genius. It must have taken alot of work to launch a smear campaign against John McCain, George Bush, the Queen, Hillary Clinton and George Clooney all in one! How can you even be opposing sides to all of them at once?

Posted by Mary K | Report as abusive

Thank you ‘Eric,’ for that moment of clarity. Too many Americans are uneducated by the facts and will believe anything that is reported on the news. Educate yourselves and stop listening to smear tactics!

Posted by Dear Republicans: Shut the hell up | Report as abusive

Thanks, Mary K. Actually it’s pretty easy. I just go up to those folks, offer them a stick of pepper gum from a novelty shop, and then get ready to shoot the reaction. It’s a laff riot.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

RIGHT ON ERIC!!! I so wish all the crabbies that do not like Obama would say so because of his ideas on handling issues rather than saying he is a terrorist.. Gezz I served on a charity board for 5 years and never knew the guy next to me on that board was a released Sex predator, does that make me one too because I sat it a same room. Weird rational on the part of McCain and Palin for the whole trying to link Obama to the terrorist thing. Shame on McCain. I am voting my heart and mind not fear and panic. We need PEACE NOW!

Posted by Ky | Report as abusive

Wow, Ky, I can’t believe that you would admit to being a sex predator on a public website.

Posted by Nimrod Cush | Report as abusive

Maverick face? Ha. None of those people would look even remotely as good as Mav playing beach vollyball naked.

Posted by Jess | Report as abusive

Don’t worry. McCain supporters are personified by that old lady on YouTube … http://www.youtube.com/results?search_qu ery=obama+arab+old+lady&search=Search

Posted by Richard | Report as abusive

Where’s the photo of McCain when he crashed his plane the first time? Or the second time? What about the third time? I’m not talking about when he was shot down either.

Posted by Turtlecock | Report as abusive

*Clutches heart* I’m having a heart attack! !:D

Posted by Inu | Report as abusive

Can’t we Even have a laugh now cos of you bloody Obamites and Mcnasties? It aint all about you, some of us are still living

Posted by warigia | Report as abusive

[…] Enough Blog Guy, I read the recent item about your museum, the Oddly Enough Goofy Face Museum and Doughnut Shop. Do you ONLY have pictures of famous people making goofy faces, or can any hayseed get his picture […]

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