The Other McCain

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

Fear and Loathing in a 2004 KIA Optima

The National Affairs Desk, McDonald’s in Ocala, 10 p.m., Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 OCALA, Florida Ah, the ups and downs of life. Last night I was enjoying the hospitality in a skybox suite at the Republican National Convention. Tonight I’m wondering how I’ll make it home. Ali and I left Tampa about 6 p.m., and […]

How Awesome Was Clint Eastwood?

TAMPA, Florida Evil Blogger Lady quotes Clint’s best line: “Of course we know Biden is the intellectual of the Democratic Party…” That alone was worth the price of admission! Members of what Andrew Breitbart liked to call the Democrat-Media Complex are all over the ‘Net today going on about Eastwood’s “Bizarre, Rambling Speech to Empty […]

RNC Hangover: You Gotta Believe

Last guy in the Press Filing Center, 1 a.m., Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 “There was never enough time. Every deadline was a crisis. All around me were experienced professional journalists meeting deadlines far more frequent than mine, but I was never able to learn from their example.” – Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing on […]


TAMPA, Florida: Text provided by the Romney campaign: Mr. Chairman, delegates. I accept your nomination for President of the United States of America. I do so with humility, deeply moved by the trust you have placed in me. It is a great honor. It is an even greater responsibility. Tonight I am asking you to […]


TAMPA, Florida Text provided by the Republican National Convention: In 1980, I watched my first Republican convention with my grandfather. He was born to a farming family in rural Cuba. Childhood polio left him permanently disabled. Because he couldn’t work the farm, his family sent him to school, and he became the only one in […]

While You Wait for Mitt Romney, Say Hello to ‘The Scott Brown of Connecticut’

TAMPA, Florida Gotta run real quick, but not before I introduce you to a longtime reader of The Other McCain, John Henry Decker, now running for Congress in Connecticut’s First District:   JOHN HENRY DECKER for CONGRESS Because He Reads the Right Blogs

Pictures, or It Didn’t Happen

TAMPA, Florida In a dreadful hurry this afternoon, as I’m supposed to meet my Romney campaign source who is going to try to smuggle me into a luxury suite for tonight’s big speech. However, I first had to show you this photo which was taken in the lobby bar of a downtown hotel, where two […]

Gee, Chris Matthews Hates Paul Ryan

TAMPA, Florida “Constrictive! Negative! Nasty!” Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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