I didn't have anything really against John McCain previously, I thought he was pathetic for fawning over Bush. I mean, he and Rove just gutted McCain during the 2000 primaries, so it was pretty sad to see McCain sucking up to him. However, I always held him in some respect because, damn, 5 1/2 years in a POW camp is some pretty hard time. But...
As a veteran, I was finished with him after that Baghdad stunt. He put the lives of all of those men at risk so he could try and prove some political point. Not to mention the Iraqi's he endangered. In fact, I believe there was a bombing in that market the following day. I will never forgive him for that. I have watched this president drape himself in the troops for years now and McCain in that single act showed he can be just as craven as Bush.
Yesterday he brought back those memories, while trying to equate Baghdad's violence level with a typical American city, Is he planning another trip to the market?
There’s problems in America with safe neighborhoods as we well know.” But he quickly tried to walk back his comment, stating, “I’m not making that comparison. Because it’s much more deadly in Iraq obviously. But it’s kind of the same theory. -- ThinkProgress.org
So, in theory, 68 people could have been blasted to bits in San Diego on Thursday? Funny I didn't read anything about that, although there was a some blonde girl killed...so.. that might have overshadowed it.