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John McCain

  • The Truth About the Tea Party

    Matt Taibbi takes down the far-right monster and the corporate insiders who created it

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  • Requiem for a Maverick

    John McCain ran one of the most incompetent, schizo campaigns in history – and for that we owe him big-time

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  • How Obama Won

    Two leading political experts on the historic election — and how it could usher in "a brand-new nation"

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  • Jay-Z Welcomes Back DJ AM, Dedicates Song To McCain

    As reported earlie, Jay-Z was joined by DJ AM (back behind the decks less than four weeks after he and former blink-182 drummer Travis Barker survived a deadly jet crash) at Los Angeles' Hollywood Palladium. "We're gonna party it up for them," Jay-Z said of the Barker and the four victims of the crash. The […]

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  • A 'Maverick,' Revisited

    Tim Dickinson's 2008 profile of then-presidential nominee John McCain offers a revealing portrait of the man who took on Obama.

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  • Madonna Likens McCain to Hitler At First "Sticky" Tour Stop

    It's pretty obvious who Madonna will vote for in this coming election. At her Sticky & Sweet tour opening show in Wales, during the "Get Stupid" portion of Hard Candy's "Give It 2 Me," Madonna used the video screens to lump together footage of Republican presidential candidate John McCain with photos of Adolf Hitler, Zimbabwe […]

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  • Would Johnny Cash Support John McCain? Rosanne Cash Says No

    It's no secret Big & Rich's John Rich is a McCain supporter, as he's written an ode to the Republican presidential candidate entitled "Raising McCain." Rich recently lumped Johnny Cash into the fan club, saying "I'm sure Johnny Cash would have been a John McCain supporter if he was still around" in an article than […]

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  • Pearl Jam, NIN, R.E.M. Sign New Orleans Presidential Debate Petition

    Pearl Jam, My Morning Jacket, R.E.M. and Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor have all signed a petition asking both Barack Obama and John McCain to have a presidential debate in the flood-ravaged city of New Orleans. Organized by the Gulf Restoration Network and Voice of the Wetlands, the petition asks the candidates to come to […]

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  • Weathervane McCain: Throw Rummy Under the Bus

    Mr. Maverick, where have you gone? I take the unmaking of John McCain personally. Another lifetime ago, when he was running against Gov. G.W. Bush, I registered Republican to vote for McCain in the California presidential primary. He struck me as a principled problem solver. A man who might bring about a post-partisan revolution in […]

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  • David Foster Wallace on John McCain: 'The Weasel, Twelve Monkeys and the Shrub'

    Seven days in the life of the late, great John McCain

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