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Thursday, October 23, 2008

John McCain Really Hates Georgetown Cocktail Parties…

posted by on October 23 at 13:39 PM

…and Sarah Palin still can’t actually compose a sentence in her head. Here they are on elites:

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He's trying so hard not to wince when she's talking.

Posted by flamingbanjo | October 23, 2008 1:42 PM

So many things to rant about my head is going to explode! If that's her definition of elite, someone who thinks their better than everyone else, then the Christian right is full of them!

Posted by thanks happy | October 23, 2008 1:46 PM

WOW! so Assuming an elitist is a "bad" thing; he thinks that someone is an elitist if they think they can dictate what people can/should do. Well isn't that what every politition has come to be - especially the right wingers like bachman and well, even McCain himself?

Posted by nos | October 23, 2008 1:47 PM

How about people who stay at the Essex House hotel on the public dime, Sarah? Are they "elite"?

Posted by DOUG. | October 23, 2008 1:53 PM

He totally hates her guts.

Posted by keshmeshi | October 23, 2008 1:54 PM

Wow! She seriously goes on for almost 30 seconds (0:05 - 0:33) with a single incoherent run-on sentence.

Yeah sure, I want THAT running the country! But then, I'm one of those NYC elitists...

Posted by Al | October 23, 2008 1:59 PM

"I guess just people who think they're better than anyone else, and John McCain and I are so committed to serving every American: hard working, middle class, Americans who are so desiring of this economy getting put back on the right track and winning these wars and America starting to reach her potential, and that is opportunity and hope provided everyone equally, so anyone who thinks they are, I guess, better than anyone else, that's my definition of elitism."

Posted by Steve | October 23, 2008 2:07 PM

I think I've got it figured out.

An elitist is someone that values knowledge.

A hipster is someone that is interested in music and art.

A real American is someone that hates most Americans.

Posted by toasterhedgehog | October 23, 2008 2:07 PM


John McCain thinks that the victims of 9/11 were elitists.

It's amazing he didn't put "a field in Pennsylvania" in with that grouping.

Posted by whatevernevermind | October 23, 2008 2:16 PM

"I know where a lot of them live... In our nation's capital and New York City!" -Johnny Mac

You can't wallow in 9/11 and then turn around and smear NYC as "elitist." It just doesn't work that way. Asshole.

Posted by M2 | October 23, 2008 2:18 PM

Oooh! Turn off the sound and watch McCain's face as she speaks -- it's brilliant.

It reminds me of the episode of the Simpsons when Lisa is on a date with Ralph and she yells at him on Krusty's show. Later watching the replay, Bart says: "Watch this, Lis. You can actually pinpoint the second when his heart rips in half."

That is this clip.

Posted by Al | October 23, 2008 2:23 PM

I just love watching him watch his campaign implode because he chose her.

Posted by inkweary | October 23, 2008 2:36 PM

So according to John McCain elitists are people "who think that they can dictate what they believe to America rather than letting Americans decide for themselves."

Can anyone explain to me how McCain/Palin's pro-life agenda and opposition to same-sex marriage doesn't fall in this category?

Posted by anabell_lee | October 23, 2008 2:39 PM

What is up with McCain's blinking? During the debates, in this clip... he just can't stop. Is there a medical reason for this? A psychological one? Is he trying to hypnotize us?

Posted by Julie in Chicago | October 23, 2008 2:45 PM

nice permalink...

Posted by cameron | October 23, 2008 2:49 PM


McCain owns 8 houses and 11 cars, and Caribou Spice just went on a $150,000 shopping spree. The Republicans think it is perfectly fine to dictate whether or not I can get married or what a woman can do with her body.

Their definition of elitism is so twisted and fucked up, I barely know where to begin.

Posted by Reverse Polarity | October 23, 2008 3:00 PM

McCain must not get invited to many parties.

Posted by elswinger | October 23, 2008 3:09 PM

Back in the Reagan/old-Bush era, "Hollywood and Media Elite" was a very thinly-veiled codeword for "Jews". I don't think Sarah Heath from Sandpoint, ID would have been brought up with some bigotry in this regard. No siree, Joe.

Posted by Karlheinz Arschbomber | October 23, 2008 3:11 PM

@ 7 - In a video montage, someone should pair Palin with last year's Miss Teen South Carolina, who famously said:

"I personally believe that U.S. Americans are unable to do so because some people out there in our nation don't have maps..."

Posted by Madashell | October 23, 2008 3:15 PM

Um, in that case weren't the Founding Fathers elitists? I thought they were McCain's heroes?
Both of these fools have some serious issues with consistent thoughts and language.

Posted by Yardlie | October 23, 2008 3:39 PM

The hottie is dangerous. She's got a huge team of rabid fratboys ready to do her bidding, and she's about to suffer a very public humiliation. We will not see the last of her on November 4th. On the other hand, that poor old man just can't wait to retire.

Posted by Gurldoggie | October 23, 2008 4:41 PM

His face while she is talking is hilarious. Looks like he has surrendered himself to the disaster, he's not losing his shit like he did in the last debate with Obama.

What a couple of phony idiots.

Posted by Grant Cogswell | October 23, 2008 5:00 PM

Lies, lies, lies. They are really openly showing that their re-election strategy to play to their belief that most Americans are stupid.
Their simple talk makes me pretty sick. Palin is an idiot. McCain is a sellout, made too cynical by his old age. Can't wait until they both go away. And if they win, I won't be able to watch any news for years. And everything will also suck. And some of these comments are fricken awesome. Thank evolution for some like-minded people, out there, here.

Posted by AK | October 23, 2008 5:23 PM

She's a nightmare.

I'm watching this race, powerless, from across the Pacific (in Australia). Please, please, please America, don't vote these 2 in.

I love America. It's possibly the greatest country in the world (although obviously I have a personal bias for my own), but we in the ROW* have had to endure 8 years of Bush's America flushing the world economy, the environment and world geo-political stability down the toilet. Please don't make it another 4. I'm begging now. On my knees.

*rest of world

Posted by Steven | October 23, 2008 5:30 PM

Because in America, nobody can be better than anyone else and know it.

Posted by snarky | October 23, 2008 9:25 PM


Ms. Palin does bear watching but is not necessary such a rising star on the national scene. Want a second opinion? Ask "Senator" Katherine Harris.

P.S. I hear there are brewings in the great state of Alaska for a recall campaign...

Posted by Matt in Southampton | October 24, 2008 6:48 AM

@24. Uh, you think it was bad in Australia. Try living through 8 years of it here. Not only did we have a front-row seat to the horror show, but we also had to deal with the approx. 50% of the people who voted him in. Twice.

Though, in the tiniest sliver of a sliver lining, it has meant that we can shove the failure that was the past 8 years in the face of people who so ardently supported the monkey.

Posted by Julie in Chicago | October 24, 2008 7:38 AM

in four more years she'll be pushing 50. i think perhaps some of the frat boy ardor will be wearing off by then. and she will be recalled, so where can a recalled governor go, politically? it's a disgrace that ends political careers. tv is where she's headed, i'm sure of it.

Posted by ellarosa | October 24, 2008 9:11 AM

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