The Old, Likeable McCain Delivers Concession Speech

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During his concession speech McCain was the most sincere and likeable he’s been since the campaign began. Disconcerting though that people started booing at the mention of Obama, and when he said “I don’t know what more I could have done,” came shouts of “Reverend Wright!”

Cue the healing.

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