Friday, April 20, 2007

Oh, Sweet Moronic Jebus

At a South Carolina town hall meeting, a superlatively Fox-informed gentleman asked John McCain when America was going to send "an airmail message to Tehran" (because remember, it's not tactics, intel, troop strength, materiel, and domestic support that win wars, it's the manliness of your message). In reply, McCain sang "Bomb Iran" to the tune of "Barbara Ann."



It was meant as a joke. And, along with the (rhetorical) dancing McCain did afterward, it did save him from having to answer directly whether he would lead us into another war even though the ones we're in already have stretched the military as far as it will go. Still. It's mighty creepy and somehow a little sad.

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2 Comments:

At 10:56 PM , Blogger Emily said...

Was it Freud who defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result? Or some other wacko who hates America?

 
At 11:10 PM , Blogger Jon E. said...

No, see, Iran ends in "n," not "q." Same beginning but different ending.

[I'm pretty sure that's John Bolton's e-mail tagline.]

 

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