Alex Massie

Alan Keyes on Obama and McCain

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Toby Harnden reminds us that the only man to have debated both Obama and McCain is Mr Loony Tunes himself, Alan Keyes. So what does he think?

So what does he think of their debating skills? "Both of them, I confess, I found not very impressive as people in debates," he told me. "If by eloquence we mean the force of truth, then neither of these guys is good at debate.

"Both of them represent and take stands both about themselves and about the country that have no truth in them. Obama rejects the fundamental truth the country was founded on that we are all created equal and endowed by our creator with our unalienable rights starting with the right to life. Though he pretends to be different, McCain also rejects that principle."

Now it all makes sense...

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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