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Thursday, September 18

This is very serious. McCain Forgot Where Spain Was.

Breaking at Americablog. McCain Forgot Where Spain Was.

John McCain may be just losing it as evidenced by an interview with a reporter from El Pais in Spain.

  • "When asked about Spain and Zapatero, by a Spanish reporter for a Spanish newspaper, McCain responded about Mexico and Latin America. A reader suggested something that Josh had already considered, that perhaps McCain thought the reporter was talking about the Zapatistas in Mexico, the guerilla group. But that's not possible as the reporter clearly said she was talking about Spain and Spain's leader, Zapatero. She told McCain this twice. Let me tell you exactly what she asked McCain (per the translation):
  • "Senator, finally, let's talk about Spain. If you're elected president, would you invite President Zapatero to meet with you in the White House?"
  • McCain then gives this odd answer about America's friends and America's enemies. He also, oddly, talks about Mexico (why Mexico? The question was about Spain) and how he'd invite friendly leaders to the White House. She then asks him again, would that invitation include President Zapatero? He says again that he'd have to review relations first, blah blah. She then says again, "so you'd have to wait to see, so would you meet with him in the White House?" He again repeats his weird statement about friends and enemies. McCain also throws in, oddly, to the Spanish reporter, when she's asking him about meeting the Spanish president, a line about the importance of our relationship with Latin America (this is now the second time he answered a question about meeting the president of Spain with an answer about Latin America). She then says to McCain one last time:
  • "Okay, but I'm talking about Europe - the president of Spain, would you meet with him?"
  • This time, there was no room for confusion. McCain then gives this very bizarre answer:
  • "I will meet with any leader who has the same principles and philosophy as us in terms of human rights, democracy, and freedom and I will stand up to those who do not."
Not only does teh presidential candidate find it hard to answer a question where all he had to do was say, "yes," he makes it clear that he will only speak to leaders who share his philosophy. And how does he plan to "stand up" to those who don't if he won't speak to them? What does that mean?

I am not being fresh. I believe that his medical records need to be released at once. There is something seriously wrong with this man.

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