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Cynical? Who are you calling cynical?

By on 5.7.08 | 8:54AM

Is this just cold-eyed realism for the Maverick?

John McCain, the caped crusader of reform for more than a decade, has taken to bending rules so he can remain competitive: His campaign pledged his eligibility for federal matching funds as collateral for a bank loan, then declined public funding and its spending limits for the primary season.
A cynic's rule of thumb: Whenever a politician says "reform," mentally substitute the word "scam."

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