From the AP
By LIZ SIDOTI, Associated Press Writer
18 minutes ago
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Republican Sen. John McCain (news, bio, voting record) will lay out his case for the presidency Wednesday, claiming he has the experience to lead a nation at war as he seeks momentum for his troubled campaign.
“I know how to fight and how to make peace. I know who I am and what I want to do,” McCain says in a speech marking the official beginning of his second White House bid seven years after losing the GOP nomination to George W. Bush.
“We face formidable challenges, but I’m not afraid of them. I’m prepared for them,” the four-term Arizona senator, ex-Navy pilot and former Vietnam captive says in speech excerpts his aides made available.
Seeking to turn a potential liability into an asset, the 70-year-old who could be the oldest first-term president adds: “I’m not the youngest candidate. But I am the most experienced.”
Great, just what we need, a senile president. As if congress and the senate weren’t senile enough. John I just don’t see it happening, vice pres maybe….