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John McCain: There For America

When the world needed another spoiled, shitty son of an accomplished man, John McCain was there.

When the Naval Academy needed someone to graduate fifth from last in his class, John McCain was there.

When the Navy needed someone to crash three–three–jets and still keep his active flight status, John McCain was there.

When the USS Forrestal burned in the Gulf on Tonkin and needed someone to stay below decks and not help and then take off in a helicopter with Johnny Apple of the New York Times before the fire was extinguished, John McCain was there.

When President Nixon needed someone to defend the secret and illegal bombing of Cambodia, John McCain was there.

When his first wife, still recovering from a car crash that would lead to 32 surgeries, needed someone to openly cheat on her, divorce her, and marry a beer heiress six weeks later, John McCain was there.

When Arizona needed someone to defend them from the federal fascism of Martin Luther King Day, John McCain was there.

When Charles Keating needed a fifth for his basketball team, John McCain was there.

When a 13-year-old Chelsea Clinton needed a grown man to call her ugly on national television, John McCain was there.

When anyone had a check, John McCain was there.

When Iraq needed invading, John McCain was there.

When a confused wind blew in from Wasilla, Alaska, John McCain was there.

And today, when America needed him, John McCain was there.

4 Comments

  1. salsedo chris

    July 25, 2017 at 9:07 pm

    Thanks, very well said.
    reposted (as anon.)

  2. Luther Von Baconson

    July 26, 2017 at 10:58 am

    spot on

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