McCain the Patriot: “Country First or Obama First”

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John McCain put the choice rather directly during a campaign rally on Monday afternoon when he declared, “Country first or Obama first.” In other words, there is only one way a true patriot can vote–and Obama does not love his country as much as McCain does. Anyone care to argue that such an argument is not a scoundrel’s refuge?

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