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McCain, drop the cutesy

An open letter to Sen. John McCain

Dear Sen. McCain,

I write to implore you to be yourself. Be true to the stick-by-your-guns mentality that earned you Iowa and then the nomination.

Your attempts at clever, sarcasm-riddled tactics to win over the undecided are wasted. You are not the charming Sen. Barack Obama, nor should you want to be.

“Obama Energy Plan” tire pressure gauges, comparisons to Britney and Paris, visits in jest to German-American restaurants (below) and boasts that you’re learning how to do “a Google” are not winning you Obama’s crowd. They’re making you look even more outdated.

You are not cutesy McCain. You are straight-talking McCain. So stop with the awkward jokes, and just be yourself.



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