But if you’re not understanding that very strange world of naval aviators, where to even attempt the training is to (and even more so to survive it) display, to everyone who knows about such things, that you really do have cojones, balls of high grade nickel cobalt not just the steel that mere jet jockeys must have, then you’re not going to understand McCain the man or McCain the politician.
His commenters don’t necessarily think being able to land an airplane on an aircraft carrier is an ideal qualification for President of the most powerful nation on the planet.
john cramer // Aug 31, 2008 at 2:34 am
If night deck landing is so tough what is the death rate?
If you really want tough decision makers why not chose bank robbers?
Eva // Aug 31, 2008 at 2:38 am
Just what we need for US President: another testosterone-crazed thicko who thinks with his balls. The fact that he’s chosen the closest living thing to Laura Croft as his running mate doesn’t enhance his credibility one bit.
The US isn’t the Wild West anymore, and anyone who can’t do economics and who can’t remember the difference between Shias and Sunnis, has no business running one of the most powerful nations in the world, regardless of the metal his family jewels are made of.