John McCain - Psychic Presidential Nominee

Woo infiltrates the race for the presidency...but that really not news, is it? Here's a good example, though, of what it looks like:
McCain falsely claims Mosul is ‘quiet.’
Today at a townhall meeting in Wisconsin, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) tried to claim that President Bush’s policies in Iraq are “succeeding,” by pointing to the “quiet” in Mosul and other cities:
So I can tell you that it is succeeding. I can look you in the eye and tell you it’s succeeding. We have drawn down to pre-surge levels. Basra, Mosul and now Sadr city are quiet and it’s long and it’s hard and it’s tough and there will be setbacks.
But McCain is wrong. We still have more troops in Iraq than before the surge. He made a mistake. He misspoke. It happens. You can't be expected to get everything right with all these speeches and public appearances (although this is one of those 'Big Picture' issues that all candidates should have a firm grasp of). However, when pressed on the matter, his campaign refused to say that he misspoke. Rather, they provided us with a healthy dose of woo instead. Acknowledging that while we are currently not yet below pre-surge levels, McCain was nonetheless correct because we will be in the future.

Whoa. The fuuuutuurrrrre. That's heavy. Let's pinpoint the logic: He says we are. In reality, we are not. But someday we will be. Therefore, he is correct. QED or, as the Greeks used to say, Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.

Note that this is a common tactic psychics use. Operating on many dimensions at once, they frequently speak to the beat of "fuzzy time". Temporally diffuse. They state some fact about you. For example, they may say there's some connection between you and someone named "Mary". But you don't know any "Mary". To which they reply, "You may not now, but sometime in the future you will."

When you are no longer bound by earthly dimensions, especially the 4th dimension of time, then it is not too hard to see how the only way for Sen. McCain to be wrong is if we maintain 130,000+ troops in Iraq -- forever.

And ever.

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