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I Have Just Two Words For John McCain

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Most Americans remember when presidential candidate John McCain, conducting a town hall meeting in Minnesota in 2008, graciously but firmly rebuffed a woman in the audience who said she couldn’t trust Barack Obama because he was an “Arab.” As he removed the microphone from her hand, the senator said, “No, ma’am. He’s a decent family man [and] citizen that I just happen to have disagreements with on fundamental issues and that’s what this campaign’s all about. He’s not [an Arab].” Spoken like another decent family man, doing the right thing, despite angry emotions and a chorus of booing from the partisan gathering.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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