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August 22, 2008

The Cindy (And John) Show

John Cindy

In the wake of the McCain home ownership debacle, the NYT offers this stinging image accompanying yesterday’s background piece on Cindy’s fortune.  (Check out the part where Daddy dies, and Cindy cuts off her step-sister’s funds.)

A few takes:

1.  So long Snow White act?

2. Marriage power portrait.

3. John’s “I don’t knows” — if only the result of being “pre-nuptually” out of the loop — makes it seem more (the cough-cough paired with the tie fumbling) like he is losing his bearings.

4.  Cindy aside, McCain just never quite prepared.

(image: Gregory Bull/Associated Press.  nytimes.com.  caption: John McCain is one of the richest members of the Senate. His wealth comes from his wife, Cindy, who inherited a $300-million-a-year beer business.)

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