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John McCain Quotes

John McCain

"I think....I´ll have my staff get to you. It´s condominiums where....I´ll have them get to you." When asked how many houses he owns, Politico, Las Cruces, New Mexico, August 20th, 2008

"Could I just mention to you, Jay, that in a moment of seriousness I spent five and a half years in a prison cell. I didn´t have a house, I didn´t have a kitchen table, I didn´t have a table, I didn´t have a chair." Trying to make up for the fact he doesn´t even know how many houses he owns with Jay Leno on the Tonight Show, August 25th, 2008

"Ma´am, let me say that I don´t disagree with anything you said." Response to a woman at a town hall meeting who said, "If we don´t re-enact the draft, I don´t think we´ll have anyone to chase Bin Laden to the gates of hell." Las Cruces, New Mexico, August 20th, 2008

"I think if you´re just talking about income, how about $5 million?" Response to Rev. Rick Warren who asked him to define "rich," Lake Forest, California, August 16th, 2008

"My friends, we have reached a crisis, the first probably serious crisis internationally since the end of the Cold War. This is an act of aggression." Talking about Russia´s invasion of Georgia bizarrely, Aspen, Colorado, August 14th, 2008

"In the 21st century nations don´t invade other nations." Georgia, Birmingham, Michigan, August 13th, 2008

John McCain

"She´s a partner and a soul-mate." Talking about Sarah Palin on FOX News, August 31st, 2008

"The fact is we had four years of failed policy. We were losing. We were losing the war in Iraq. The consequences of failure and defeat of the United States of America in the first major conflict since 9/11 would have had devastating impacts throughout the region and the world." What about the war in Afghanistan? CBS News interview, July 21st, 2008

"We have a lot of work to do. It´s a very hard struggle, particularly given the situation on the Iraq-Pakistan border." What border? ABC News interview, July 21, 2008

"I was concerned about a couple of steps that the Russian government took in the last several days. One was reducing the energy supplies to Czechoslovakia." Except Czechoslovakia doesn´ exist anymore. Phoenix, Arizona, July 14th, 2008

"I am learning to get online myself, and I will have that down fairly soon, getting on myself. I don´t expect to be a great communicator, I don´t expect to set up my own blog, but I am becoming computer literate to the point where I can get the information that I need." New York Times interview, July 13th, 2008

John McCain hugs Bush

"Well, basically, it´s a Google." Talking about his search for a vice president, Richmond, Virginia, June 9th, 2008

"Maybe that´s a way of killing them." Response to a report that $158 million in cigarettes have been shipped to Iran during Bush´s presidency despite restrictions on U.S. exports to that country, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 8th, 2008

"I will veto every single beer, um, bill with earmarks." National Small Business Summit, Washington, D.C., June 10th, 2008

"We should be able to deliver bottled hot water to dehydrated babies." Kenner, Louisiana, June 3rd, 2008

"You know that old Beach Boys song, Bomb Iran? Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran." He actually sang this at a VFW meeting after being asked about sending a message to Iran, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, April 18th, 2007

John McCain

"Thanks for the question, you little jerk." Response to a high school student who asked if he was too old to be president.

"Never get into a wrestling match with a pig. You both get dirty, and the pig likes it."Response to reporters in New Hampshire after being asked about Mitt Romney

"I think that gay marriage should be allowed, if there´s a ceremony kind of thing, if you want to call it that....Could I just mention one other thing? On the issue of the gay marriage, I believe if people want to have private ceremonies, that´s fine. I do not believe that gay marriages should be legal." Iowa State University, Ames, Feb 2007

"Why is Chelsea Clinton so ugly? Because her father is Janet Reno." He had to apologise for this joke made at a Republican fundraiser, June 1998

"The issue of economics is not something I´ve understood as well as I should. I´ve got Greenspan´s book." Boston Globe, December 17th, 2007

John McCain

"I´m not running for President to be somebody, but to do something; to do the hard but necessary things not the easy and needless things." Portsmouth, New Hampshire, April 25th, 2007

"My greatest fear is the Iranians acquire a nuclear weapon and give it to a terrorist organization. And there is a real threat of them doing that." GOP debate, March 3rd, 2007

"I´d institute a policy that I call "rogue state rollback." I would arm, train, equip, both from without and from within, forces that would eventually overthrow the governments and install free and democratically elected governments." GOP debate, February 15th, 2000

"No, I´m calling you a fucking jerk." Response to GOP Senator Chuck Grassley, when Grassley asked "Are you calling me stupid?", 21st February, 2000

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