The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler


Posted on | September 24, 2012 | 34 Comments

LIMA, Ohio
The Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center is packed for this afternoon’s “Victory Town Hall” event with Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan. The WiFi, unfortunately, is mercilessly slow. Will update as possible.

UPDATE: RNC Chairman Reince Priebus just held an impromptu press gaggle and said, “We’re going to outspend the DNC 10-to-1 for the next six weeks.” Asked about polls showing Romney-Ryan trailing in Ohio, Priebus said “we’re within a field goal and we’re going to crush [the Democrats] on the ground.”

Asked about Sunday’s appearances by Mitt Romney and Barack Obama on CBS 60 Minutes, Priebus said that Obama was “whistling past the graveyard, trying to re-write history” about the weak economy.

UPDATE II: A couple of Tweets to remember:

Paul Ryan just took the stage.

UPDATE III: Damn this slow WiFi. Can’t get photos to upload. Frustrating. Anyway, I’ll post some later. Here’s something that Paul Ryan said about Obama: “Since he’s admitted he can’t change Washington, we need to change presidents.”


  • jlwellfonder


  • richard mcenroe

    there’s…no…excuse….for….slow…..wifi… in…this….day…and …age….

  • richard mcenroe

    ..- …. –..– / .- .-. . / -.– — ..- / … ..- .-. . / .. – .—-. … / .-. . .- .-.. .-.. -.– / .– .. ..-. .. ..–..

  • rosalie

    I feel somewhat uplifted by your post. According to the MSM, Romney might as well pack it in. Looking forward to more posts.

  • elaine

    Want to fight voter fraud in Cook County Illinois? We need 500 registered Republicans to serve as election judges to serve as poll watchers. Go here for more info:

    Please sign up by Thursday, or those positions will be filled by democrats. Let’s put an end to voter fraud in the Windy City!

  • WJJ Hoge


  • Bob Belvedere

  • Bob Belvedere

    This Capathia stop we are on our way stop hear you are sinking stop.

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  • Neo

    President Obama: The Democrats’ Ronald Reagan — Andrew Sullivan, Newsweek

    Has Obama been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease ?

  • Frank B

    Glad you made it! While you’re in Lima you should stop in at the Kewpee and have a burger and some chili. Lima, Dayton and Cleveland are ballsey places for the R/R campaign to hit. That’s O&Co country. If they can turn those locales the slightest shade of purple, it’ll be a route. Looking forward to hearing the truth the local media dare not speak…and a brew or 12…

  • Adjoran

    If we could stop sinking, we wouldn’t need help!

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  • richard mcenroe

    .– .. -. -.- .. -. –. / . — — – .. -.-. — -.

  • richard mcenroe

    Are you reducing your photos to 72 dpi and post size before sending? Saves bandwidth.

  • Wombat_socho

    These days, I’d rather read Pravda than the MSM. At least Pravda is honest about their bias.

  • Wombat_socho

    This is what happens when you only order off the Dollar Menu at McD’s. 😉

  • Wombat_socho

    No, but we’re pretty sure Sully has the brainworms.

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  • WJJ Hoge


  • K-Bob

    Stacy, get one of those hotspot devices that work off your cell phone plan.

    They aren’t real fast, but you can be the only one on ’em, or share with a couple folks, and they are fast enough for most tasks. (Not so great for watching video, unless you are in a 4G zone. They are plenty fast on 4G.)

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  • Adjoran

    To hear the MSM tell, every day since the embassy attacks on 9/11 has been a game-changing disaster for Romney. And yet still tied in both major tracking polls?

    They say “Obama leading in battleground states” but he visits and spends in “safe” Wisconsin?

    They are desperately trying to create a “bandwagon effect” – it is known that a couple % of voters decide late based mainly on who they believe is winning – for Obama, and discourage anti-O voters from turning out.

    It’s disgraceful.

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  • jsn2

    Why does Nice Deb post a photo of her posing with you and SLaven but not caption the photo identifying you? It’s the only one on her site w/o a caption. Is she sending a message?

  • Bob Belvedere

    ‘Disgraceful’, yes, but not surprising in any way – except, perhaps, that they’re so damn brazen about it.

  • Bob Belvedere

    She identifies him on a later pic.

  • richard mcenroe

    Stacy thinks a hotspot is where your dog scratches too much. It’s a 20th century thing.

  • Evi L. Bloggerlady

    You may be right Dr. Wombat:

  • Evi L. Bloggerlady

    And let’s not forget: — -… .- — .- / .. … / .- / .-.. .. .- .-.

  • K-Bob


    I like being as dinosour-ish as possible, but I had to get one of those things and I was really impressed with the throughput, especially at 4G speeds.

  • J.M. Heinrichs

    When his hat is on, he’s under cover …


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