Streams

McCain's Pains (rebroadcast)

Monday, February 18, 2008

John McCain, U.S. Senator (R-AZ), presidential candidate, and author of Hard Call: Great Decisions and the Extraordinary People Who Made Them (12 Books, 2008), explains why he'd be a good president for New York.

Guests:

John McCain
News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Comments [6]

Leon Freilich from Park Slope

McCAIN SIGNS ON

Awful for anyone to be tortured,

Kept in pain by scorcherers;

Worse, perhaps, when the victim

Sides with the torturers

Feb. 18 2008 12:14 PM
Joe from Bushwick

DC Sniper. Did I imagine that?

Feb. 18 2008 10:43 AM
Joe from Bushwick

No terrorist attacks on US soil since 9/11? Anthrax in the mail? Did I imagine that?

Feb. 18 2008 10:32 AM
Music Lover from NJ

Re: Belfast unemployment; McCain just stated it came down from 90% to 10% with the end of the Troubles.

In fact-checking, at it's height unemployment was approx. 35% (catholic males vs. 15% Protestant males) and now is around 3.5% (one of the lowest in Europe).

One who uses such obvioulsy incorrect "facts" shouldn't be running for President.

Feb. 18 2008 10:25 AM
megan from Park Slope

What a silly, mean-spirited comment above.

Let's focus on substance, not your American Idiot.I mean Idol like comments about various candidates facial appearances...

I'm sure there are similar criticisms of Hillary and Obama's goofy looks too.

If we wanted a Brtiney Spears like commentary we'd listen to MSM & read their comment pages.

Feb. 18 2008 10:20 AM
Paulo from Paterson, New Jersey

I've been watching more of Mr. McCain's speeches lately and I noticed that he has a loathesome habit. Every time he says something he thinks is particularly clever, he gives this smug smile and bats his eyes quickly over and over again giving him the distinct impression not of being a a straight-talking war hero but instead of being a snotty 12-year-old girl.

Feb. 18 2008 09:28 AM

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.