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Sarah Palin Excluded from John McCain's Funeral.
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Posted by g(r)omgoru 2018-08-30 03:22|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6479 views ]  Top

#1 Honestly, who wouldn't rather be fishing ? If I may be brutally honest, he exhibited no class in life or in death. Surviving family members honoring the wishes of a bitter, brain addled old man...another classless act.
Posted by Besoeker 2018-08-30 04:52||   2018-08-30 04:52|| Front Page Top

#2 ...I have managed to hold my tongue about John McCain so far, but it's getting pretty damned hard to continue doing so.

The man displayed sublime courage as a POW and should rightly be held up as an exemplar in that context - but his actions before and since leave a lot to be desired as a commissioned officer and politician. His family (wife's family, actually) has more than enough money to be considered 1%, and by excluding Governor Palin from the funeral his family is showing exactly what they think of the people that he claimed to be a part of.

Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2018-08-30 05:07||   2018-08-30 05:07|| Front Page Top

#3 Sarath is MAGA. MAGA is Trumpism. An aversion to the Beltway Elite Establishment.
Posted by Ebbavirt Clunk4147 2018-08-30 05:29||   2018-08-30 05:29|| Front Page Top

#4 ... and McCain was the god-father of the Establishment which he referred to reverently as the "Institution".

Being un-invited in this case is an honor and will vindicate Sarah for being briefly allied with this bitter old man and elevate her stature amongst the "Deplorables".
Posted by Ebbavirt Clunk4147 2018-08-30 05:48||   2018-08-30 05:48|| Front Page Top

#5 Prediction:
The newest most popular bumper sticker says.
"I wasn't invited to the McCain funeral either".
Posted by jvalentour 2018-08-30 06:21||   2018-08-30 06:21|| Front Page Top

#6 I'd go just to make sure he is dead.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2018-08-30 06:36||   2018-08-30 06:36|| Front Page Top

#7 The man displayed sublime courage as a POW and should rightly be held up as an exemplar in that context

So was Benedict Arnold. Capture at Montreal, exchanged for King's men. Probably the key leader in the fight at Saratoga that as a consequence brought critical aid and recognition from the French. Not receiving the recognition that he believe he deserved, we know where his ego lead him.
Posted by Procopius2k 2018-08-30 07:30||   2018-08-30 07:30|| Front Page Top

#8 Lots of people were not invited but the media instead of pointing out the pettiness of McCain family not inviting Palin is just another example of media bias.

McCain once met with his captors yet could not forgive Palin for accepting his offer to run as VP. Being a Conservative Trump supporter is more of a crime than being a torturer..
Posted by Airandee 2018-08-30 08:15||   2018-08-30 08:15|| Front Page Top

#9 "I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it."

Attributed to Mark Twain
Posted by Vast Right Wing Conspiracy 2018-08-30 08:38||   2018-08-30 08:38|| Front Page Top

Posted by Skidmark 2018-08-30 09:12||   2018-08-30 09:12|| Front Page Top

#11 #9 - Nicely done
Posted by Frank G 2018-08-30 09:13||   2018-08-30 09:13|| Front Page Top

#12 Thanks Skid.
Posted by Besoeker 2018-08-30 09:16||   2018-08-30 09:16|| Front Page Top

#13 Not inviting Palin shows, IMO how much of a vindictive PRICKS some can be. If not for Palin the jackass from AZ would had so many votes. again IMO. Certainly not mine.
Posted by ranture 2018-08-30 09:18||   2018-08-30 09:18|| Front Page Top

#14 I think the coverage of who was not invited is intended to distract from who actually does show up.
Posted by M. Murcek 2018-08-30 10:19||   2018-08-30 10:19|| Front Page Top

#15 But Obama will be speaking. That's pretty much what we mean when we say RINO.
Posted by Iblis 2018-08-30 10:20||   2018-08-30 10:20|| Front Page Top

#16 #7 yes. Many financed the revolution with their own resources. Congress was of very little help and thus the swamp was born.
Posted by Dale 2018-08-30 10:36||   2018-08-30 10:36|| Front Page Top

#17 The funeral of a possible this?
Hell yes skip.
Posted by 3dc 2018-08-30 14:48||   2018-08-30 14:48|| Front Page Top

#18 I understand planning for the inevitable, especially when diagnoses with a terminal illness.

The whole picking of who can and who cannot attend stinks of junior high girl sleepover party planning.
Posted by swksvolFF 2018-08-30 14:56||   2018-08-30 14:56|| Front Page Top

#19 McCain ran to lose, not to win. I think Palin added a lot of pizzazz to an otherwise lackluster campaign. She was more the fighter in the campaign than McCain.

the two had both built reputations as corruption-busting “maverick” leaders who were not afraid to buck their own parties.

At least maybe one of them. There is that Keating Five thing.
Posted by JohnQC 2018-08-30 15:08||   2018-08-30 15:08|| Front Page Top

#20 McCain proving he is a petty fuck head, even from beyond the grave. Enjoy Hell McCain, you deserve every bit of the damnation you are now enduring.
Posted by Injun Bucket8891 2018-08-30 21:20||   2018-08-30 21:20|| Front Page Top

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