“Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain”. These words come to mind upon hearing John McCain’s name mentioned. When I see the former candidate on television or in the news I can’t help but wonder who is this man? I knew who he “used to be” (pre-election) but I am a bit confused in these post election times as to who John McCain really is. Just as confused as I (as a kid) was when watching the movie, The Wizard of Oz, and Toto pulled back the curtain to revel the little man pushing the buttons and pulling levers to create the “Great and Powerful Oz”. I wondered then, who is this man? Who is the man behind the curtain? Today the adult in me asks; “Who is John Mc Cain”? “Who is the man behind the candidate”? Interestingly, why shouldn’t we pay more attention to the man behind the curtain, the candidate?Over these many months of campaigning Mr. McCain has gone from the “not so mild mannered, Maverick” of Congress to the wonderful wizard of politics. From a man of service who truly did posses moral fortitude and firm convictions; to a man who pondered to the… Read full this story
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