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I am prepared. I am prepared. I need no on-the-job training.
"I have had a strong and a long relationship on national security, I've been involved in every national crisis that this nation has faced since Beirut, I understand the issues, I understand and appreciate the enormity of the challenge we face from radical Islamic extremism. I am prepared. I am prepared. I need no on-the-job training. I wasn't a mayor for a short period of time. I wasn't a governor for a short period of time."Explaining at an Oct. 2007 debate why Rudy Giuliani and Mitt Romney are not qualified to be presidentShould this be higher or lower?
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I didn't have a kitchen table, I didn't have a table...
"Could I just mention to you, Jay, that in a moment of seriousness I spent five and a half years in a prison cell. I didn't have a house, I didn't have a kitchen table, I didn't have a table, I didn't have a chair."Once again playing the POW card to deflect a question from Jay Leno about how many houses he owns, "Tonight Show" interview, Aug. 25, 2008Should this be higher or lower?
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Sure. Technically, I don't know.
"Sure. Technically, I don't know."Asked if the U.S. is in a recession, "60 Minutes" interview, Sept. 21, 2008Should this be higher or lower?
This is the agenda I have set before my fellow prisoners.
"Across this country this is the agenda I have set before my fellow prisoners. And the same standards of clarity and candor must now be applied to my opponent."Bethlehem, Penn., Oct. 8, 2008Should this be higher or lower?
Read a collection of John McCain-isms and dumb quotes from Republican presidential candidate John McCain. Quotes from John McCain are a mixed bag, sometimes the man is eloquent and sometimes you have no idea what just happened, based on the gaffe that just occurred. John McCain has been a senator for the state of Arizona for many years. But for the past two presidential election cycles, he'd been getting stranger and stranger.