by unionfield, Tue May 20, 2008 at 09:25:47 AM EDT
Every day, it seems, John McCain says something which, if either of the Democratic candidates had said it, the media would most certainly end their candidacy. But because the media is John McCain's base, they won't call him on it. So it is up to us, I suppose. Also, this story highlights why a long and drawn-out primary process has helped to deflect attention away from the absolutely nutty things that John McCain says.
The folks over at ThinkProgress have called John McCain out on his repeated references to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, labeling him as the main formulator of Iran's foreign policy. The only problem is that he isn't, and it demonstrates a very scary incompetence on McCain's part.
More on the jump.