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Because he has opposed President Bush and other conservatives on too many issues... He is a maverick and that makes him unpredictable! Will isn't too far off in his concern, but no one should mistake that for an Obambi endorsement.
"Because he has opposed President Bush and other conservatives.."

I guess that is what living at the taint of neocon power does to your outlook on life. Jim
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I like him. When he gets upset he'll actually push the button!

Death from above! My kind of foreign policy!

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I just saw his column this morning, and thought about posting it but you beat me to it. I think you miss the point bear! As you yourself said "And George Will is a Conservative." Perhaps you forget, but conservatives do not like John McCain and they are loath to portray him in a positive light. But for you, or anyone else, to interpret that as an endorsement of Obambi seriously misses the mark!
Will is one of the long time voices of the Republican Party, the counterbalance to the NeoCon prattle of folks like Kristol and Krauthammer. The difference between Will and Krauthammer, as an example is that Will doesn't feel the need to constantly be a Bush revisionist and apologist.

More Republicans now follow the philosophy that Will espouses than that of Kristol, Krauthammer, Bush or McCain.

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I like him. When he gets upset he'll actually push the button!

Death from above! My kind of foreign policy!
That should work well with the Georgia v Russia conflict.

Are you old enough to remember MAD? [not the magazine]

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Because he has opposed President Bush and other conservatives on too many issues... He is a maverick and that makes him unpredictable! Will isn't too far off in his concern, but no one should mistake that for an Obambi endorsement.
This is why nobody should take you any more seriously than they take their neighbor's dog. Bush is the conservative, and Will is the maverick.

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Whatever...

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Because he has opposed President Bush and other conservatives on too many issues... He is a maverick and that makes him unpredictable! Will isn't too far off in his concern, but no one should mistake that for an Obambi endorsement.
Well I thought I'd be less confused after your answer, but I'm not.

Would you agree that actions speak louder than words? If so, which of Bush's actions - particularly actions on major issues - would you classify as "conservative"? Because it sounded like you were pairing him with conservatives ("he has opposed President Bush and other conservatives").

Is an unpredictable maverick candidate who opposes conservatives really better than a steady, predictable candidate who opposes conservatives?
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Is that your version of rolling over and playing dead? If so, do necrophiliacs ever mount you?
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The New McCain Look

Is this the new McCain look? From Columbus today. I can't determine if it is smug or if he just sharted.

And about that mini-stroke question of earlier.

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