McCain went off the rails some while ago

The latest developments in John McCain’s campaign should make us all wary of this man. We may have admired his fortitude in 2000 as the Bush campaign savaged him in the primary — only to by mystified by John’s campaigning on behalf of Bush afterward. Now as he spins from strange utterances to peculiar positions, including mentioning a first-strike against Iran, we can only wonder where he went off the rails. He makes me very fearful should he be elected by the inattention of the electorate or by the failure of some to vote.

There are some who have only one issue under consideration and will actually vote against their own self-interest in a misguided effort to forward this issue. Do you think Sarah Palin is a good balance for the ticket? She is the proverbial devil in a blue dress. The debate reflects her proclivity to make up the Constitution to suit the cliche of the moment.

Her subjects in Alaska are already well aware of how she governs — same as Bush — you’re with me or against me and I never forget. Pay attention. This is important.

Jack McClurg


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