I (Don’t)Want to Hold Your Hand : McCain’s Campaign Trail Gets Uncomfortably Touchy Feely

Indecision 2008’s coverage of John McCain’s campaign journey covered the Arizona senator’s trip to Aspen Colorado, where he met spiritual guru and Tibetan leader Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso.  The Republican candidate was greeted warmly by Gyatso, who took must have taken a a page out of George Bush’s book on Foreign Diplomatic Etiquette. Take a look at McCain’s immense discomfort:

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Pundits and political correspondents may think differently than I, but I have narrowed my diagnosis down to two conclusions:

1) John McCain so terrified to be that close to a manly embrace, that the very touch of man skin shakes him to his core.

OK, strike that :

1) John McCain so terrified to be that close to a manly embrace, that the very touch of man skin shakes him to his core.

2) Although seemingly the go-to-guy for everything non-aggression, the Dalai Lama has one nasty kung-fu grip handshake.

Then again, let’s look at the facts.  The man dresses in nothing more than a bath robe, gets to chill out with his homeys and be all spiritual like, walks around in sandals, and is all about universal peace and happiness.

And we all know how much Republicans despise hippies.

[McBush picture via http://mccainandbush.com/]

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