Saturday, March 15, 2008

"He Will Make Cheney Look Like Gandhi"

If you're voting for John McCain, here's what you're voting for:



And now a Quiz about McCain, aka "Senator Hothead":

Q: What did Richard Kimball, John McCain's opponent in his 1986 Senate race, do during a debate that got McCain so upset that, according to his aide Jay Smith, he "wanted to kill" Kimball?
A: He revealed that McCain was standing on a riser behind his podium.

Q: What prompted Jon Stewart, on "The Daily Show," to ask, "Has John McCain's Straight Talk Express been rereouted through Bullshit Town"?
A: McCain decided to speak at Jerry Falwell's Liberty University six years after calling Falwell and Pat Robertson "agents of intolerance."

Q: McCain told workers at a gun factory, "I will follow Osama bin Laden to the gates of Hell and I will shoot him with one of your products." How did he later clarify this declaration?
A: "I certainly didn't mean I would actually shoot him. I am certainly angry at him, but . . . I would not shoot him myself."

Q: True or False: When he was a boy, McCain liked to blow up frogs with firecrackers.
A: True.

Q: True or False: When Chelsea Clinton was eighteen, McCain told this joke: "Why is Chelsea Clinton so ugly? Because Janet Reno is her father."
A: False. (Just kidding, True.)

Q: What was McCain referring to when he told reporters, "It's up to you to find that out, kids?"
A: The financial connections between Cindy McCain and Charles Keating, the man behind the nation's biggest savings-and-loan collapse.

Q: Who said the following about McCain: "He will make Cheney look like Gandhi"?
A: Pat Buchanan.

(adapted from the 3/17/08 New York Times)
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