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US Senator John McCain is not happy with That One, Barack Obama, making merciless fun of His Lord High Hairgel Mittens of Romney in last night’s debate “draw.” Bamz was all like “What up, dummy? Can you see Russia from your house?” And Mittens was all like “Does anyone have a stack of illegal notes with which I can wipe my terrible, mortifying flop sweat?” And John McCain was all like “THIS. SHALL. NOT. STAND.” Because mocking people for being inexperienced lightweights is just not done.

“Frankly, I don’t understand why the president wants to take these kind of cheap shots — bayonets and horses, what’s that all about?” he said. “You know, when I debated then-Senator Obama I didn’t criticize or belittle his lack of experience on national security issues. And he seemed to take these kind of cheap shots. … I kind of resent it.”

Do you, John McCain? Do you “resent it”? Hang on, gotta just tighten the loose nut on this Wayback Machine …

Whoomp, there it is.

At a boisterous rally that was interrupted twice by antiwar protesters, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) launched into a scathing attack on Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), mocking his youth, his lack of foreign policy experience and his support for pork-barrel projects.

“I have the knowledge, the background and the judgment to lead this nation. My opponent does not,” he said before a crowd of a couple hundred supporters at an airport hangar. Then, poking fun at the 46-year-old Democratic front-runner, McCain, 71, added: “I admire and respect Senator Obama. For a young man with very little experience, he’s done very well. For his very, very great lack of experience and knowledge of the issues, he’s been very successful.”

Well, okay, but he maybe never said it to his face, so there is that we guess.

[MSNBC / TPM / WaPo]

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