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It's plain that John McCain has been getting tender treatment from the press, by-and-large. How do I know this? Because there is rarely a story about him where the press doesn't invoke the terms "maverick" and "straight-talk express." Two wholly subjective, self-invented terms. It reminds me of how Michael Jackson once dubbed himself "The King of Pop," and every reporter felt obliged to call him that--heck, some of them still do.
But McCain the maverick seems to have a staff of people made up of high-powered lobbyists, something he purports to be apart from. And now, it's gotten embarrassing.
McCain economic policy shaped by lobbyist
Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain’s national campaign general co-chair was being paid by a Swiss bank to lobby Congress about the U.S. mortgage crisis at the same time he was advising McCain about his economic policy, federal records show. . .
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