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C'mon, Dave

"Did you not have a relationship with Gordon Liddy?" Letterman asked about Watergate burglar G. Gordon Liddy.

McCain said he knew him. Then, after a commercial break, McCain said, "I know Gordon Liddy. He paid his debt, he went to prison ... I'm not in any was embarrassed to know Gordon Liddy."

"You understand the same case could be made of your relationship with him as is being made with William Ayers?" Letterman said.

McCain said he has been completely open about his relationship with Liddy.

Letterman appeared to ridicule McCain about the implication that Obama and Ayers had a relationship.

"Are they double-dating, are they going to dinner, what are they doing?" Letterman asked. "Are they driving across country?"

"Maybe going to Denny's," McCain said.

Letterman said that Obama was 8 when Ayers was 29, and McCain appeared exasperated. "There's millions of words said in a campaign. C'mon, Dave," he said.

What's that mean, when you're campaigning you have to say something, sometimes they are important/true and other times they aren't?

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Did Liddy plant any bombs?

Did he try to kill anyone or advocate overthrowing the US Government?

And remember Obama LIED about his relationship with Ayers.

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He undermined the system of government.

And he is unrepentant about his crimes.


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He undermined the system of government

He worked for ACORN?

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(NT) lol
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That's bull!
"He undermined the system of government." Can you overreach a little?

I think planting bombs and advocating killing people is a teeeny bit worse. You can't compare the two.

And, Liddy went to jail. He paid his debt to society.
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(NT) Yet he remains unrepentant.
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As does Ayers...

for far far worse crimes. He said he wishes they had dome more.

A nice friend Barack has there.

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It's a good thing Sen. Obama repudiated those actions



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Yeah, sure...

was that before or after he lied about the extent of his relationship with Ayers?

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Let it go Ed,

If they are so desperate to equate Liddy with Ayers, it means the Ayers connection is getting to them.

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Let it go Ed,

I predict before the day is over YOU will be posting something about Ayers

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Why? What has he done now?

And was Barack involved?

Do tell.

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(NT) I'll leave that for you to decide.

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