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The Governor of Arizona offered to replace the deceased Senator John McCain… with his widow Cindy. Imagine what squealing would rise in Russia, with the sound of an offer to replace the deceased member of the Council of Federation with his wife. And in the US they are seriously discussing this “democratic” option.
John McCain died, long live Cindy McCain! – so you can describe the initiative of the Arizona Governor Doug Dews. If this is not nepotism, then what? The thoughts of the governor were reported on an edition of The New York Times. (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/26/us/politics/john-mccain-trump-replacement.html)
A special glamor to this initiative is the fact that the full name of the deceased is actually John Sidney McCain III, if anyone did not know. Am I the only one thinking the name resembles the times of absolute monarchies? The senator’s grandfather, who was John Sidney McCain I, graduated from a career as a four-star admiral. And then there was what is reflected in the classic anecdote about the son of the general, who can not become a marshal, because the marshal has his son.
So, John Sydney McCain II became a four-star admiral, like his dad. And McCain number three also wanted to get into that row. But that one turned out to be in 895th place out of 899 graduates of the Maritime Academy. Moreover, he was unable even to properly control the aircraft, breaking 4 (!) aircraft, which he controlled while serving in the US Air Force.
McCain got captured by the Vietnamese after he bombed a civilian object – a factory for the production of incandescent lamps. This, in fact, is a war crime. But it, as we see, did not in the least prevent the mediocre pilot from making a political career and becoming a senator from the state of Arizona already since 1986.
Hey liberals, I don’t see your hands and hear no shouting about the succession of power. And now, when the third representative of the dynasty of small-town American tsars rested in the Bose, they want his widow to be made McCain No. 4. Rather, the third-hatch. Since McCain has a son, also called John Sydney McCain, with the addition of IV, born in 1986. I bet this one will also make a career in the American establishment.
By the way, when the late McCain the third was a congressman, since 1983 and on appointment as senator, his predecessor, representing Arizona, was John Rhodes. And do you know who succeeded McCain in the House of Representatives of the US Congress? John Rhodes III. I give this example to make it clear: the McCain clan is not an exception, but a rule.
Under a loud crackling about democracy, America is run by the same families. And it’s all right, when their representatives are trained from a childhood to a career, but when a mother-housewife is recommended as a senator only because her murdered four aircraft military criminal-husband was a senator – then anything is possible. The next candidate will be McCain’s horse, I believe.
With all the background described, it is not surprising that our compatriots took soft news from Russian media about McCain’s death in a hostile manner. [“Our condolences and our rememberance of him in our materials” – Are you really TASS, or are you Radio Liberty?]
In our country, they perfectly understand who the deceased was, and why he got into American power. The eye-catching clan-like elite of the US is so annoying to all decent vatniks [slur term for Russians] that they generally would prefer to see in the US only a statement of the fact: “he died, and the Earth is glassy.”
Even the State Duma fell under this batch. Was it worth the head of the International Affairs Committee Leonid Slutsky to express his condolences? As he was criticized for using the wording “patriot of his country” in relation to McCain.
But this is indeed true: McCain was a patriot of the US, so Slutsky did not in the least make a mistake against the truth. Only under the US, McCain and his types, are not at all like ordinary Americans. For John Sydney McCain III, John Rhodes III and others like them, America is just “old families” whose members make careers, even if they turn out to be mediocre.
In the framework of such a paradigm, putting Senator Cindy McCain – is quite logical. After all, she communicated with her husband for so many years and probably learned by heart all his chants about “restraining Russia” and so on. She will voice them, urging to defeat the “enemies of the United States” in order to honor the memory of the deceased. Heh, “big deal.”