McCain “A Virus that must be contained.”

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    In an interview on Fox a few days ago, John McCain describe the uprising in the Arab world as a virus that must be contained.

    Huh?? The Republican candidate for President and a leading conservative describes the uprisings of people seeking freedom as a virus that must be contained. When I first heard this, I couldn’t believe it. I know McCain prides himself on being a maverick, but to oppose people trying to overthrow dictators and secure free elections, in order to promote stability is wrong.

    McCain Compares Arab Pro-Democracy Movement to a "Virus"
     
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    Typical Bush type Neocon that the Tea Party types voted for.
     
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    Mccain has never been anything but a Fabian socialist .
    Never a leading conservative but a repulican the media picked.
     
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    There are two problems with your analysis:

    1 McCain is not a conservative, let alone a leading one.

    2. There is no evidence that this uprising is "democratic" and it's quite more likely that there will be an even more oppressive regime put in place.
     
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    And what, praytell, constitutes a "democratic" uprising. Do the protesters have to first vote for a spokesperson?
     
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    McCain a "leading conservative"? Surely you jest.

    Immie
     
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    I know we have supported a lot of dictators and tyrants because we felt it was in our best interest, but I don't remember any respected member of the government going on TV and announced that people fighting for freedom need to be contained.
     
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    Another George Soros "media matters" cherry picked quote turned over to left wing blogs like Huff. What would we do without Soros?
     
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    Ok, he's not a leading conservative. He just thinks he is. I didn't say this was a democratic uprising, not sure what a democratic uprising is. I said it was an uprising of the people seeking freedom and to overthrow a dictator. The demonstrators have certainly made that clear.
     
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    So McCain is a demonic uprising?
     

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