town hall debate

A Taxing Debate

Article: A Taxing Debate

The Town Hall debate. It is, legend has it, John McCain’s natural element, where he feels most comfortable. At ease among the crowd, he’s said to work the room like everyone’s favorite BINGO caller; his breathy, Reaganesque tenor reassuring to folks as they listen to him berate that guy with the funny middle name. John…

"That One"

Article: "That One"

John McCain seems like a friendly guy. Whenever he’s making speeches, it’s always “my friends” this and “my friends” that. Granted, he’s usually making speeches in front of partisan supporters, but even at the town hall debate in Nashville, with a room full of undecided (and presumably unfamiliar) voters, everybody was, seemingly, John McCain’s friend.…