McCain meets with evangelist Billy Gr...

McCain meets with evangelist Billy Graham and son

There are 23 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Jun 29, 2008, titled McCain meets with evangelist Billy Graham and son. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

John McCain met Sunday with evangelist Billy Graham and his son, Franklin, at the family's mountaintop retreat.

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#27 Jul 28, 2008
rjinchitown wrote:
<quoted text> Spoken like a true repubelican. Keep your head burried in the sand Alice.
Yes, let's burry those repubelicans with the demakrots!

Chicago, IL

#28 Jul 28, 2008
Have they done the Alzheimer's test on ol' Gramps McCane yet?

Indianapolis, IN

#29 Jul 30, 2008
McCain, like Obama, is another example of very effective propaganda-creation imagery. I mean, suppose there was a Russian pilot who was bombing civilian targets in Afghanistan and was shot down and tortured by the American-run Islamic fanatic terrorists there. Would we say he's a war hero? Would we say he's an expert in strategic and security issues, because he was a bomber of civilian targets? We wouldn't. But this is the image that's been created of McCain. His heroism and his expertise and strategy are based on the fact that he was bombing people from 30,000 feet and he was shot down. It's not nice that he was tortured, it shouldn't have happened, it was a crime, and so on. But that doesn't make him a war hero or a specialist in foreign policy. That's all a public relations creation. The public relations industry is a huge industry, very sophisticated. Probably something like a sixth of the gross domestic product goes into marketing, advertising, and so on, and that's a core element of society. It's the way you keep people separated from one another, subdued, and focused on something else. And this is explicit and, as I say, it's all discussed in public relations propaganda.

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