I’m Not Saying John McCain is Old, But…

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When he was visiting the flooded areas of Iowa, he was overheard to say “that last flood, with the big boat and the animals, was worse.”

And who goes to a flooded area, diverting law enforcement and emergency personnel from critical tasks to score cheap political points, when specifically asked not to go?

John McCain does.

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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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  • Wow. I really hope this gets the coverage it deserves. I had always thought Repubs claimed to support states’ autonomy – interesting that McCain completely ignored state officials and Obama respected their very reasonable request.

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