CDZ John McCain's funeral extravaganza, do we need to stop treating politicians like Lords and Ladies?

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    This never ending ceremony for John McCain brings to mind the idea that our politicians are now no longer public servants...but are lords and ladies, our "Betters" and not simply our corrupt, lazy, greedy, employees.

    I think that we need to stop treating them like Nobility, end the ceremonies and the titles....instead of calling them Senator, and Congressman.....we should call them by their last names or their first names, give them a hell of a lot less deference and treat them like they actually are, mostly corrupt, and greedy and untrustworthy.......we have given them far too much respect. They work for us, they are not our lords and masters.

    So, this endless funeral procession....we need to stop it. This was, to me, excessive and dumb. Let his family mourn him, then bury him....this lying in state as if he was a king....ridiculous. He was a brave man, and a corrupt politician..... nothing more.
     
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    You can't blame them for becoming the royalty we've permitted them to become.
     
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    What about Truman?
     
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    You mean the Jim Carrey movie:biggrin:
     
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    I'm talking about Harry S. Truman. :mad:
     
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    So much THIS.

    As I said in other threads, I know at least half a dozen men who are better in every single way than John McCain. What is notable about these D.C. preeners is that they do NOT. And having no imagination, they can't imagine that us peons in the heartland do either. So they know one "great American" and we must celebrate him too.

    It's really a celebration of how out of touch and insular they are.

    PS Not many of the good men I know would leave a disabled wife behind for a woman more than 15 years his junior. But you know, that's just me I guess.....
     
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    They said he planned that funeral. Shows exactly what a self aggrandizing self loving narcicisstic dumbass he was. He acted as if he were a President. He wasn’t. All he was was old and bitter! Rest In Peace McCain.
     
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    For the most part, I didn't watch the funeral.

    I respect his service to our country; however, I don't enjoy funerals.
     
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    All John wanted was a good send off and he knew how to get that done.

    All he had to do was vote against the repeal of Obamacare and turn his back on both Trump and Palin. By doing so, he knew that the press would love him once again and the elites would have ceremony after ceremony for him at tax payer expense to praise what a wonderful person he was

    I just like how Palin had the class enough not to say one bad word about him, even though she did not get an invite to the funeral.

    At least Palin has some class, the McCain's certainly don't.
     
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    "Term limits", is the answer...
     
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