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With 19 percent of the public associating John McCain with "old," I thought it was important to write a serious, substantive diary about some little known facts regarding the age of the 71 year old Republican Presumptive Nominee. ;)

  1. Barack Obama's vying to become the first black president. John McCain's vying to become the first "uphill in the snow both ways" president.
  1. I really don't know why everyone thought John McCain was being negative when he compared Barack Obama to William Jennings Bryan. McCain and Bryan were friends, after all.
  1. People think McCain's a bad speaker because he grew up in an era before the Tel-A-Prompter. That's just untrue. He grew up in an era before the printing press.
  1. Barack Obama wants to be the president who finds a cure for cancer. Given his experience, John McCain is slightly more concerned about the Black Death.
  1. Barack Obama is planning on running his campaign in all 50 states. Which really makes John McCain regret voting to authorize the Louisiana Purchase in the Senate.
  1. Barack Obama spent last week on the cover of Rolling Stone. Not to be outdone, John McCain spent the past week passing stones.
  1. John McCain has always been a big supporter of military appropriations bills. Starting with the Lend-Lease Act.
  1. Barack Obama's health care plan calls for a dramatic increase in preventative care. John McCain's health care plan calls for a dramatic increase in bloodletting.
  1. Barack Obama's slogan is "Change We Can Believe In." John McCain's slogan is "Endorsed by Nero."
  1. John McCain is planning on appealing to Latino Americans by showcasing his plans for Immigration Reform. He probably shouldn't mention that establishing Ellis Island was one of them.

Originally posted to VAplaywrightdem on Mon Jul 07, 2008 at 10:44 PM PDT.

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