In apparent shift, Cindy McCain invokes sons in criticism of Obama

October 9, 2008

cindy.jpgBETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania – Republican John McCain’s military history is famous, but the service of his sons is less well known. And until recently, that’s exactly how the presidential candidate and his wife, Cindy, wanted it.
 
But on Wednesday, Mrs. McCain made a rare reference to her sons when criticizing the Illinois senator for his 2007 vote against a war funding bill. McCain has two sons in the military, and one has served in Iraq.  “The day that Sen. Obama decided to cast a vote to not fund my son when he was serving sent a cold chill through my body,” McCain told a crowded rally in Pennsylvania, an electoral battleground state.
 
“I would suggest that Sen. Obama change shoes with me for just one day and see what it means … to have a loved one serving in the armed forces and more importantly, serving in harm’s way,” she said. “I suggest he take a day and go watch our fine young men…and women deploy, get on those buses and leave with a smile.”
 
McCain also invoked vice presidential nominee Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s son, who recently deployed to Iraq.
 ”We have a lot in common, the McCain family and the Palin family,” she said. “We represent between us the Army, the Navy and the United States Marine Corps.”
 
Obama voted against the funding bill in 2007 but supported a version that included a timetable for withdrawal for U.S. troops from Iraq.
 
The son of Obama’s vice presidential running mate, Delaware Sen. Joe Biden, has just been sent to Iraq with the Army National Guard, and will be there for about a year. Obama has two young daughters. 

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Cindy,
How many chills did you get in your body when your husband, John McCain, voted against the bill to fund the military?
His excuse was that it contained a provision for withdrawal of US troops from Iraq. He seems to think it is ok to leave the soldiers over there indefinitely. I guess that doesn’t bring much comfort to you????
It’s a shame you “forgot” to mention that today. Oh wait that is what the McCain campaign is all about…deception and fear.

Posted by susan | Report as abusive

We are at a fork in the road of American history. McCain’s path continues the American foundation, our Constitution and Bill of Rights intact. Obama’s path represents “something new and changed,” but certainly will lead us to a Marxist future. Which do we choose?

Personally, I’d prefer to continue the American Way we’ve been since our nation was first built. Ask yourself, what makes America such a prosperous place? Why are million upon millions of people wanting to come live here? Our DNA is the same as many people around the world, it’s not our genes. The answer is FREEDOM. I’m sticking to the traditional path we’ve always followed, but I wish some of these criminals in Washington, D.C. were behind bars with the heads of Fannie and Freddie. I’d also like all those campaign contributions Obama and the Democrats received from F&F returned. Their crimes were bigger and nastier than Enron. Congress is willing to investigate steroid-use in professional sports but not this? They belong behind bars.

Posted by Brickhouse | Report as abusive

WOW! The smell of defeat. It has made jon tiller just lose his mind. Now he has went and put his wife on duty as an attact dog. YEAH WAY TO GO JONNY BOY NOW YOUR TOTAL IS ONE DOG AND ONE PIG. Not to mention they act like they are the only people in america who have a family memeber in action. Do not get me wrong i love our troops in fact at one time i was a troop. Yet to play this out on a national platform is shameless. We will not even go into the things they are saying about Barack Obama. They are just smiply going down the wrong path. OBAMANOS AMERICA…

Dear Brickhouse, I agree.

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SOCIALIST AND A CAPITALIST, IS WHEN SOCIALIST LOOKS AT A BEAUTIFUL HOUSE, HE THINKS NOBODY SHOULD NOT HAVE ONE. WHEN CAPITALIST LOOKS AT A BEAUTIFUL HOUSE, HE THINKS EVERYBODY SHOULD HAVE ONE.

Posted by DemocracyRules | Report as abusive

McShame,

Stop talking about troops in Iraq or your and your ancestors’ military services when all you care about, is your campaign. By putting that Palin the Disastrous on the ticket, you showed that 1. you don’t care about the leadership of the US in times of difficulty in order to win the election OR 2. you don’t have the judgment to select competent people for important positions, such as the VP of the US OR both.

Posted by Luke | Report as abusive

I’m a 64 yr old registered Republican who has never voted for a Democrat. I’m also a Navy veteran with a combat infantry, paratrooper son who has served 3 tours in Iraq & 2 in Afghanistan. If John McCain put country first he would silently fold his tent & slip away.
At this point in time he wouldn’t recognize honor if he tripped over it.

Posted by stbdtac | Report as abusive

Republicans make me sick! I love how they seem to forget their own voting records when its convenient for them. Give me a break! We shouldn’t even be in Iraq. Republicans have ruined America and it’s time for a change. 8 years of Bush …let’s review. War in Iraq, Crashed Economy, 700 Billion dollar bail out. We don’t need some Maverick who jumps ship anytime things are going good, we need someone who will stand up for the people of this country.

Wow Cindy, you CAN talk. Shame on you for bringing your son into this. THAT gives me chills.

Posted by Bernita | Report as abusive

It is pathetic watching an old man and his enterauge of young women wasting peoples time in supporting Bush’s policies and huge spending problems ($5 trillion in debt alone). To think Bush won his elections by one and sixteen electoral votes only and McCain, not as a maverick, but as a sidekick, will be buried. I have always felt sorry for all those other POW’s whjo returned with him who have led an honrable life without egotistically always retelling their past plight. Their HONOR puts McCain at shame.

Posted by jim rutherford | Report as abusive

So sad how low Cindy has to go, they get upset when there’s any criticism of there kids (Palin’s pregnamt daughter) and say kids are out of bounds, then in the next breath they use them on the campaign trail…. Come on Mcain, Palin dont be so pathetic

Posted by johno | Report as abusive

Perhaps after Barack “takes a day and go watch our fine young men…and women deploy, get on those buses and leave with a smile,” perhaps Cindy can take a day to watch some of them return in flag-draped coffins.

What is pathethic is that people across this country are willing to overlook the dangerous relationships and anti-capitalistic policies Obama and his group of liberal thugs are spewing. Why is it that there are so many people who despise what this country stands for and are willing to but its great history in jeopary. Now it is becoming apparent that the radical left will do anything to get their man in office. Why aren’t we wondering why this so? Don’t you all understand there is an agenda here. Additionally, I will hope that these rich liberals start increasing their philanthropic because I can tell you the so called upper middle class that is the backbone to donations in this country (not Hollywood, not the rich libs) will be tightening their belt if Obama starts his mass redistribution of wealth plan. Unfortunately, I believe Obama will be the worst thing to happen to this country since the Jimmy Carter.

Posted by Paul | Report as abusive

Cindy McCain controls a $100 million beer distributorship, and her Washington lobbyists fight any form of regulation of alcohol consumption. They also oppose such organizations as Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Meanwhile, she collects the profits and gives her husband a comfortable old age. I guess this aspect of responsibly mothering doesn’t bother her.

Posted by Cooper | Report as abusive

How can Obama lead to Marxism by helping the Middle Class? You know, those people who make, work, and pay for just about everything in America? Republicans under people like Bush and McCain have led this country INTO socialism by privatizing profits and socializing loses. So who really is Marxist?

Posted by C.D.Walker | Report as abusive

Dear brickhouse

Go ask that capitalistic CEO if he’ll make sure you have a house just like his, and see if he helps you get it. People seem to think people with money just give it all back for some reason. Go ask for a million from Bush or any oil company, or a bank, or the government, the person living next door and see how kind people in capitalism really are.

Posted by C.D.Walker | Report as abusive

ms. McCain has a great deal invested in the old grey goat…But she does have a mind of her own and I can empathize with her maternal feelings but not how it preceeds a fear mongering plea for sympathy votes…Her husband was a comical but geninue maveric until 2000, then he lost his way.

No honor, no integrity, a liar and a race baiter….SHAME on McCAIN….SHAME SHAME

Posted by Docb | Report as abusive

stbdtac – Thank you for your comment. We need to hear from more veterans like you so that everyone knows the truth. Now Cindy McCain is standing up there lying just like McCain and Palin. People need to check the facts. McCain has a record of voting against anything for the troops, while Obama has voted for them. It is a disgrace that they can accuse Obama of being unpatriotic among many other bad words, when he the one that cares about our troops. It is a disgrace for the U.S. that we can continue to send troops to war over and over, but not take care of them when they get home. They deserve better than that.

Posted by Will58 | Report as abusive

So said by two women (McCain and Palin) who’ve both raised sons dumb enough to put their lives on the line for the Bush Doctrine. Yay.

Posted by icarus | Report as abusive

Do the McCain folks think the electorate is stupid? Do they think that we–like Sarah Palin–don’t read newspapers? That we don’t watch TV news?

All these culture/character attacks the McCain folks are pulling out have already been refuted. Hillary tried all of them in the waning days of her campaign, and they were one by one addressed in the media and shown to be baseless. Or, it was shown that McCain had matching skeletons in his closet (McCain likewise voted against funding, Rick Davis has similar ties to Fannie Mae).

Read the writing on the wall–it’s over, the electorate wants Obama, not McCain.

I wish we could vote tomorow and bring an end to this foolishness.

And to think, back in the winter I actually considered voting for McCain…

Posted by Michele | Report as abusive

The whole idea that Capitalism is a good thing, scares the hell out of me.
People who actually believe it’s good should really do some in-depth research on it.

I’m not a supporter of socialism, but capitalism really isn’t any better.

Posted by Dave | Report as abusive

I agree with Bill.

The economy has turned and US people are fearful. Thus, they need to lower their standards to obama’s in order feel comfortable.

Well, obama lovers, you are in jeopordy of turning this country into a third world country. Why do you think other muslim countries are for him? They know what he will do.

This guy is a radical. And you guys want to lower your standards to be with his? Stand up and help yourselves, and not look to the government, like you would if they were your parents.

You vote Obama into office, and this country is going further down hill further.

Posted by bill | Report as abusive

There is a special place in Hell for a Mother that would use her child’s name and life to conveniently distort facts for her own selfish gain. How did she feel when her own husband voted against supporting the troops (and her son)? I wish the media would pose that question to the Cindy McCain.

It may be that the “chill through her body” that Cindy Mccain felt was the due to her drug consumption. First she stands mute and rigid for months by her husband then she spews this garbage. Her pills were either wearing off or she just took more.

Posted by Josh Harrison | Report as abusive

Brickhouse, Paul, just keep spitting the word socialist around when you have no clue what it means. Bush has been the most socialist president in US history and has grown our gov’t to be bigger than ever imaginable. Who supported just about all of those growths in gov’t, growth’s in spending and socialist policies? That’d be your boy McCain.

Posted by Michael | Report as abusive

Cindy McCain should get facts correct before she starts spouting off. Obama voted against that bill because it did not have a time line to bring our troops home. She needs to tell her husband to work on bringing our troops home. She needs to be more gracious, like Michele Obama.

@Brickhouse – I assume by you being against “a Marxist future” you want to get rid of all worker protection laws? Do you claim that the workers of lower to middle class standing (proletariat) are never exploited by their corporate employers (bourgeoisie)? Do you think they’d be less exploited if the laws hadn’t been enacted or unions hadn’t formed to challenge them? Do all workers share equally or at least proportionately in the profits generated by their work? What exactly is it you fear will change so much about “American history” if Obama becomes president?

@DemocracyRules – Actually a capitalist looks at the beautiful house and thinks ‘I should buy that now and either rent it out for significantly more than I pay in mortgage, taxes and upkeep combined or hold it until housing prices go up and sell it at a profit with little if any improvements made to it.’

@Paul – Nothing anyone does in the future can in any way jeopardize history…history has already happened! And why is “redistribution of wealth” if tax breaks are taken away from the already rich and large corporations in favor of giving them to the lower and middle class workers who make those companies run in the first place, but it’s “supporting business” if the greater tax burden is put on the middle class so that the executives can buy another house or take a third vacation or buy their spoiled kid another brand new car?

Posted by TheGratefulNed | Report as abusive

McCain has become truly unsavory. It’s one thing to distort your opponents record. It’s quite another to send your wife out to lie for you. That’s what she did. She lied. She’s a liar. She knows she’s a liar and she did it anyway. At the behest of that awful man.

Posted by David | Report as abusive

Cindy – Was it the same kind of chill Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi gets when he thinks about your husband being President of the US. Here is what Thad Cochran has said:
“The thought of McCain in the Oval Office sends a cold chill down my spine.”

Would your chills Mrs. McCain II be due to going “cold turkey” once again?

Posted by Yankee | Report as abusive

This whole thing makes me sick! We have become a nation of sound bites, filled with lies, half-truths, and zero substance. The whole process is rotten and needs to be thrown out. Good men are reduced to mud slinging and name calling, reactionary tactics and defensive strategies by evil little men (and women) in a smoke-filled room somewhere in Washington, D.C. When did we stop being a nation of people who thought for themselves and needed someone to believe in that, I don’t know, you could ACTUALLY believe in? An now, in order to separate themselves from the backlash, they send their wives out to do their dirty work? Apparently there is no shame left…

Posted by Virginia | Report as abusive

I am a British housewife and mother who has been tracking the US news and developments about the credit crisis and whilst doing so, have also started reading the reports on your presidential election. I have been struck by the fact that whilst both candidates criticise each other’s political standpoints and proposals (which is fair game in my opinion), it is only John McCain and his entourage who have resorted to personal attacks, insults and defamatory remarks about his opponent. This behaviour is utterly disgraceful and I would certainly not want someone who behaves with such contempt and lack of respect running my country! How about you spend your time explaining to the US population how you will go about repairing the damage and harm that the greed and corruption of the unregulated fat cats on Wall St. has caused not only to them, but to the rest of the world Sen. McCain? Now that would be a subject that would warrant all the contempt and mud-slinging you could muster!

Posted by Pam | Report as abusive

I feel sorry for Cindy McCain, she has been the doormat for that rotten husband of hers too long, now he has her out there spewing hate and anger to try and stir up the uninformed. Cindy you see, we know that your own husband voted against H.R. 1591 in March 2007, an emergency war funding bill that would have funded the troops and returning veterans. He was angry because it had a timetable for withdrawal. Where were your chills then Cindy?

Posted by winnie546 | Report as abusive

Hey, Cindy, on March 29, 2007, John McCain voted AGAINST H.R. 1591, the emergency spending bill that would have funded the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and would have provided more than $1 billion in additional funds to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Senate passed that bill, H.R. 1591, by a margin of 51-47. The Senate subsequently agreed to the bill’s conference report on April 26, 2007, by a vote of 51-46, but McCain DID NOT VOTE on that version of the bill. By contrast, Obama voted FOR the bill on both occasions. President Bush VETOED the bill, citing its provision for a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. You must think Americans are all as stupid as Sarah Palin.

Posted by getplaning | Report as abusive

What a difference between the two potential first ladies! I was so impressed with the poise of Michele Obama, but not quite so impressed with Cindy McCain. With Michele Obama you could almost say after the politics let’s put the differences aside and enjoy one another. Cindy McCain’s demeanor was desparate.

If it’s necessary to place blame let’s put it where it belongs. It appears Ms. McCain has totally (and probably intentionally) missed that Bush, and supported by her husband, put into harm’s way not only her son but those of many, many others when he started this immoral and illegal war. Never in the course of history has America started a war based on a perceived need for a preemptive strike and one that was justified by lies.

I do not wish to downplay both McCain’s and Palin’s sons’ part in their willingness to contribute but, it is shameful to use a political ploy, which is all it is.

Posted by Cheech | Report as abusive

It is pathetic for someone to assail Obama the way the Republican candidates do. If you don’t like him, fine. Be respectful- don’t call him “that one”, don’t tie him to people who are 39 years older than him who worked with him on a foundation sponsored by a devout Chicago Republican to improve schools. Don’t call him “Hussein” and don’t allow your crowds to call him a “terrorist.” The day that happens, independents will respect John McCain. Since it has failed to happen, Obama will smash McCain in a landslide victory.

Posted by AC | Report as abusive

susan
you talk about fear and deception. i am afraid of a man who sat in a church for years and listened to the poisonous anti-American sermons of Jeremiah Wright and so should every person who loves this country.

As a conservative Australian, I am horrified to watch the farce that is the American election! Can the Republican party sink any lower? After 8 years of failed Bush Administration policy that has affected the world, McCain, his trophy wife and the joke from Alaska expect the American people to fall for the “swiftboat” tactics again? God help us all if they do!
Go Obama/Biden Go !!!

I’m most surprised that Cindy McCain could even register a cold chill down her spine. How could she tell? Isn’t she about 32 degrees all the time? Her own husband voted against a similar bill. These people are beyond the pale. Now McCain wants me to pay for people who got mortgages they knew they couldn’t afford. My husband and I put down 60% on our house, lived totally within our means and played by the rules and have almost no credit card debt. Now McCain (and his wife worth 100 million dollars) want me to foot the bill for my neighbor who put down 5% on their house, joined the local health club at 1200 a year, went on expensive vacations three times a year, drove a new Lexus every 3 years and now are blaming the world that the bottom dropped out of the stock market and they’re leveraged to the hilt. McCain is acting lately like a hysterical little girl who just saw a spider in the corner of the room. His ideas change every 12 hours. He is scarier to me than Bush & Cheney.

Posted by jpags | Report as abusive

I am increasingly finding McCain and Palin to be a most unpalatable and unpleasant team who are quite obnoxiously waging a malicious campaign of desperation against Obama. And it stinks.

Hillary Clinton’s exact endorsement of Palin, and the unseemly way McCain seems to have taken a leaf out of Hillary’s book, by smearing Obama, is far too obvious for any intelligent person not to notice.

I feel really angered for Obama by the way lies and mendacity are being used in what has become a race to the whitehouse strewn with dirty tricks and empty accusations.

I have faith that the great American people will see through the disrespectful behaviour of McCain, and through his vapid and superficial neo VP.

Posted by TheTruthIs... | Report as abusive

Obama voted against funding the troops, it’s on legislative record.

Joe Biden likes to try and say McCain voted against funding the troops by voting against a timetable bill that also included a troop funding “earmark” or maybe we can call it a funding bill that also included a withdrawal timetable “earmark”. Biden lied according to the legislative record that I saw, as McCain did not vote. Joe Biden lies again. It is reported that McCain, however, did ask the president to veto the timetable bill but Biden lied and said McCain voted against the bill.
http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/ro ll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?con gress=110&session=1&vote=00147

McCain is quoted as saying, “The bill also appropriates $21 billion more than the President request, at a time when, given the budget deficit, we should be attempting to limit – not increase – government spending. The legislation contains earmarks for programs that are neither wanted nor needed, and whose only effect will be to increase the burden on U.S. taxpayers.” – John McCain

But aside from that a timetable bill is not a bill that is funding the troops, a timetable in this case was a stipulation upon troop funding that incites the mission of the troops to fail. Changing the mission is one thing but keeping the troops funded is a completely separate issue that effects the safety of the troops and civilians as well as the integrity of the mission which the United States has undertaken.

Troop funding is funding of the mission the troops were sent to undertake by their governmental leaders, leaders including Joe Biden.

A “timetable” was not funding for the troops but rather stipulations consisting of “if and only if” demands by manipulative congress-people who don’t have any alternative mission solutions and who don’t want to put the work in to sell an alternative mission plan to gain a majority of votes in congress to change the mission. People like Obama instead act out to hijack funding and convey “then if we don’t get what we say then we damn the U.S. troops to harm and death and the American mission to failure by refusing to fund the work they were sent to undertake by the president and U.S. congress”.

Of course Joe Biden also is the same man who said during the democratic primary that Obama was not qualified to be president and Biden also previously made statements saying John McCain was a good man and implied John McCain would make a great president. So I guess goes to show Biden will say a lot of contradictory things about people to get a promotion.

Posted by HocusPocus | Report as abusive

From a medical perspective…MR. McCain. Have you ever been evaluated for, or treated for PTSD? If so..What was the result? If not..WHY NOT??? You my dear dear sir were locked in a cage for 5 years. You seem to live your life with rage and through the prism of Vietnam. Is it me, or do we all know deep down that this is a shattered man? Now this sad desparate war hero wants the presidency and with it the nuclear codes..THE HORROR!!!

McCain’s campaign should be ashamed of themselves, but they are so desperate to win that they have sunk to an all time low.

They know talking about the issues hasn’t worked. Now they point fingers, make accusations and use their spouses. I had thought Cindy McCain had some class. She doesn’t.

They want the “truth” from Obama. How about the truth from Palin? Troopergate? Gifts for her and Todd? The millions of ear marked dollars she’s requested and spent? The bridge to no where? The pipeline to no where?

What people should really fear is Sarah Palin as vice president, and the real possibility that she could become president. She is just another Dick Chaney.

A person who promotes the killing of wolves from low flying planes.

She strikes Terror in my heart.

Posted by Lorraine | Report as abusive

Here is what bothers me the most… The media… People never truly know what a person voted for or against because the candidates will say, he voted for this or I voted for this…

When debates happen, each time they say… I voted for this and he voted against this… go view the website, http://votesmart.org/index.htm and you will see that usually both candidates are lying about what one another voted for…

Posted by DD | Report as abusive

I am baffled how Sarah, Cindy and John have the audacity to stand before their base and attack Obama’s ties to Ayers when they all have very concerning “pals”.

The worse being Sarah Palin’s pals–The ALaska Independence Party. This is an anti american organization that wants to severe all ties with the US. Palin cant deny that she pals around with its members–her husband was a member until 2002. I cant understand why the only media discussing Palin’s anti america pals are blogs and MSNBC Olbermand and Maddow. Yet, all of the media is discussing Ayers–which has been debunked over and over again.

Today, Robert Kennedy on Huffington Post discusses the Palin/Alaskan Independence connection and he asks the same question–why is the media ignoring this story.
Youtubes showing the members bragging how their candidate, Palin, was elected governor–and all they had to do was put a candidate on the republican ticket and have a win. This should be a huge concern to all Americans. McCain is aware of the connection and has shown horrible judgement in chosing Palin.

One thing for sure, McCain is not a Maverick–he nothing more than a typical politician and not very good at that.

Posted by general | Report as abusive

This is what comes out of a losing campaign …a campaign that’s in the toilet.

No weapon forged against you [ Barack Obama] will prevail, and you [ Barack Obama] will refute every tongue that accuses you [ Barack Obama] . This is the heritage of the servants [ Barack Obama] of the LORD, and this is their [ Barack Obama] vindication from me,” declares the LORD. – Isaiah 54:17

” I [ God ] will send my terror ahead of you [ Barack Obama] and throw into confusion every nation you [ Barack Obama] encounter. I [ God ] will make all your [ Barack Obama] enemies turn their backs and run.” – Exodus 23:27

The Lord will rescue me [ Barack Obama] from every evil attack and will bring me [ Barack Obama] safely to his heavenly kingdom. – 2 Timothy 4:18

11 For he will command his angels concerning you [ Barack Obama] to guard you [ Barack Obama ] in all your ways; 12 they will lift you [ Barack Obama ] up in their hands, so that you [ Barack Obama ] will not strike your [his] foot against a stone. 13 You [ Barack Obama ] will tread upon the lion and the cobra; you [ Barack Obama ] will trample the great lion and the serpent. – Psalm 91:11-13

I have given you [ Barack Obama ] authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to overcome all the power of the enemy; nothing will harm you [ Barack Obama ]. – Luke 10:19

It’s time for the American people to get it right and NOT vote for McCain-Palin, instead vote for change. It’s time for this country to turn the page and seek a new and better future for ourselves and our children.It’s time for REAL change in Washington, it’s time to elect Barack Obama for president !

Obama-Biden are the wiser and stronger team to solve the crucial challenges we have in this nation and abroad !

Amen.

Posted by Obama44thpresident ! | Report as abusive

Icarus: “So said by two women (McCain and Palin) who’ve both raised sons dumb enough to put their lives on the line for the Bush Doctrine”

This is a disgusting statement against our men and women fighting for our country. I really hope you don’t live on US soil and are able to reap the benefits and freedom of a US citizen. I also hope that the divisive talk and anger shown by so many people will subside once this election is over. I’m voting for the man whose character I trust more – McCain. But I will give the benefit of the doubt and support Obama if he wins until his actions prevent me from doing so. (Made me laugh when someone said please dont call him Hussein. That request should go to Obama so he can take it off his birth notice.)

Posted by Paul | Report as abusive

Obama will certainly help the middle class with unemployment. After he raises taxes on those who supply jobs. When they no longer invest in industry which produces jobs. As for honor, John McCain has more honor and character in his little finger than Obama has in his entire body. Wake up we need change yes but not that promised by Obama.

Posted by C Walker | Report as abusive

Cindy McCain should stay in the background. As I saw it, she made a fool of herself and the McCain campaign with her inaccurate comments. Desperate is the only way to describe the republican ticket and pathetic is the word to describe Cindy McCain.

Posted by MIKE LAKE WORTH FLORIDA | Report as abusive