Senator John McCain, the Arizona Republican seeking the presidency, made it into a laugh line at a debate last week, mocking Clinton for trying to memorialize a "cultural and pharmaceutical event."...He turned the attack into a commercial airing in the first-primary state of New Hampshire, complete with images of swaying concertgoers.
"No one can be president of the United States that supports projects such as these," McCain said in the debate. In one sweep, McCain performed a triple hit on Clinton, suggesting that she supports wasteful spending by earmarking funds for special projects, that Clinton is connected to Woodstock-style values while he was a POW, and that she is unqualified to be president.
Meanwhile Argentina has just elected its First Lady as president, and the Globe headline reads “President's wife is poised to take helm…”, a headline that would be criticized as patronizing if it referred to the junior senator from New York. But why?