“Suppose John McCain had been Joan McCain and Joan McCain had got captured, shot down and been a POW for eight years. [The media would ask], ‘What did you do wrong to get captured? What terrible things did you do while you were there as a captive for eight years?’” Steinem said, to laughter from the audience.
McCain was, in fact, a prisoner of war for around five-and-a-half years, during which time he was tortured repeatedly. Referring to his time in captivity, Steinem said with bewilderment, “I mean, hello? This is supposed to be a qualification to be president? I don’t think so.”
Steinem’s broader argument was that the media and the political world are too admiring of militarism in all its guises.
“I am so grateful that she [Clinton] hasn’t been trained to kill anybody. And she probably didn’t even play war games as a kid. It’s a great relief from Bush in his jump suit and from Kerry saluting.”
To the Observer, Steinem insisted that “from George Washington to Jack Kennedy and PT-109 we have behaved as if killing people is a qualification for ruling people
Let's see here . . . Septuagenarian Playboy Bunny mocks John McCain's Service.
John McCain would not knock Gloria's service -
'Hey, Stems! Wiggle that Cotton-tail over here with two packs of Luckies, Four beers, a bump of Lord Calvert and a promise not to grab my wallet off the dresser. You got room in that Bunny Suit for a Sailor and his First Mate? You bet,Stems. Here's a double saw-buck, Stems - go to Vassar.'
That Old Trim served one too many cocktails in way too tight satin and nine inch heels. Hef has yet to make a statement. Let's see . . . Hillary has locked in the solid support of Willie Cunningham, Bunny Steinem, Anne Coulter, . . . she can't lose.