A graceful, well spoken and honest speech. I can’t think of anything he could have done to make this speech more reverent. It is a shame that his voters who stood in the crowd before him did not show the same respect. I think he now realizes his failure was in dividing America, instead of uniting America. We have been divided for some time now and as such, we can never be successful.
Note Palin as she fights back the tears. You’re a strong woman but not a leader.
WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain has called off a fundraiser at the home of a Texas oilman who joked about rape during a 1990 gubernatorial run in the state. The Texan, Republican Clayton Williams, made the joke during his failed campaign against Democrat Ann Richards. Williams compared rape to the weather, saying, “As long as it’s inevitable, you might as well lie back and enjoy it.”
He also compared Richards to the cattle on his ranch, saying he would “head her and hoof her and drag her through the dirt.” Williams’ comments made national news at the time and remain easy to find on the Internet.
Even so, McCain’s campaign said it hadn’t known about the remarks.