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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Who Is Cindy McCain?

Commenter druidity36 over at FireDogLake dug up this 1994 Phoenix New Times story on Cindy McCain - Opiate For The Mrs.
You're U.S. Senator John McCain, and you've got a big problem.
Your wife, Cindy, was addicted to prescription painkillers. She stole pills from a medical-aid charity she heads and she used the names of unsuspecting employees to get prescriptions...
Read on. Enjoy.

Update: Jon Talton has a fine breakdown on Senator McCain's questionable mastery and decidedly unpalatable positions on the U.S. economy. And this over at Crooks and Liars on the Senator's oh-so-patriotic economic positions (from the Kansas Democratic Party:
...In 2003, Sen. McCain authored an amendment undermining “Buy American” rules requiring U.S. military equipment, defense systems and components to be manufactured in the United States. By allowing the Department of Defense to purchase American military equipment from foreign companies, the McCain amendment laid the groundwork for the Air Force’s decision to outsource the production of refueling tankers for the American military....

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