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  •  No other losing candidate got as much time onair (5+ / 0-)

    as McCain. Gore and Kerry disappeared into holes never to be seen again for the most part. Romney has actually been given more screentime than Kerry and he hasn't worked in public office in years.

    Sinbad on dodging sniper fire in Bosnia - "What kind of president would say, 'Hey, man, I can't go 'cause I might get shot so I'm going to send my wife...oh, and take a guitar player and a comedian with you.'"

    by askew on Mon Aug 11, 2014 at 08:15:53 AM PDT

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    •  "Got so much airtime" -- Interesting choice of (0+ / 0-)

      words.

      It correctly incorporates both sides of the equation:

      Those seeking guests and guests willing to appear.

      McCain has been in office for a very long time. Before that, he was kept and tortured as a prisoner of war by the North Vietnamese.

      I suspect his precious little feelings were not overly quashed by defeat.

      LG: You know what? You got spunk. MR: Well, Yes... LG: I hate spunk!

      by dinotrac on Mon Aug 11, 2014 at 08:25:30 AM PDT

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