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Tight_rope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-01-04 10:34 PM
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John McCain on CSPAN!
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Edited on Sun Aug-01-04 10:37 PM by Tight_rope
How could anyone who has been through what he's been through, including being miss treated by his own party. How could he stand on the Republican parties side. HOW?

"Rove's own tendency to be sick-minded originates with his mentor Segretti. The 2000 GOP primary was a chance for Rove to hone his skills in dirty tricks. His target then was Senator John McCain who appeared to be within striking distance of Dubya in South Carolina after the then-GOP maverick's surprise upset victory in New Hampshire. Rove's operation proceeded to target McCain with false stories: McCain was a stoolie for his captors in the Hanoi Hilton (this from a lunatic self-promoting Vietnam "veteran"); McCain fathered a black daughter out of wedlock (a despicable reference to McCain's adopted Bangladeshi daughter); Cindy McCain's drug "abuse"; and even McCain's "homosexuality." In the spirit of Segretti, Rove engineered a victory for Dubya but at the cost of trashing an honorable man and his family. Muskie, McGovern, Carter, Mondale, Dukakis, Gore, Hart, Tsongas, Clinton, Biden, Dole, Perot, and others had all seen the Segretti/Rove slash and burn tactics before."

http://www.counterpunch.org/madsen1101.html

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