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Problem with Presidential Candidates

I first started hockey blogging in October 2003,  and did so for two reasons:  (1) an aversion to hockey message boards and the many jerks that populated them. (i.e. those snotty little beggars for whom the catch-phrase “I live in Mom’s basement” was destined to be their mantra for the next 37 years); and (2) my interest in politics—once a great preoccupation and the only other topic I could imagine writing about—spiraled downwards at the exact rate at which the number of people blogging about politics increased (*political blogs of any partisanship give me a bigger headache than Wings fans).

So in nearly 5 years, I’ve only ever had one firm rule: never mix politics and hockey.  But today presents a good reason to break that rule, if only to prove why it exists. 

It is the case of John McCain, his love of #99, and the weird way that ventriloquism skills must be valued in political circles.

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