John McCain’s Victory Speech-Yikes!


If I were a Republican imagining a general election campaign pitting John McCain against Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton, I don’t know what would be more disconcerting about his victory speech night–his intellectual plagiarism from the Bush Administration’s ideology or the incredibly awkward way he lifelessly reads a TelePrompTer.

It made me pine for the vivacious campaign of Bob Dole.

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is a eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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