In a fury, livid David Letterman attacked National Hero John McCain for his age this week.
Yes, McCain was a no-show on the D L show when John passed up a press-the-flesh promote-my-policy opportunity to return to his Washington D.C. job and do it.
Not good enough for buck-tooth David, oh no.
“Show Must Go On” wonk that David is, especially when he’s already losing ratings faster then Tom Cruse is hair, Letterman sunk even lower by blaming McCain’s change of plans on John’s old age.
Waving his arms as usual, when as he received the cancellation notice, David fumed, as usual, then added, “This doesn’t smell right, this is not the way a tested hero behaves. Somebody’s putting something in his Metamucil”
John McCain’s people simply decided to make nice with America’s sweetheart Katie Couric. And why not since McCain needs to get away from his “War-anywhere we can get one started” image?
The GOP Prez candidate had every right to walk out on David, abruptly too. Yes, even though he was scheduled to appear on The Late Show, McCain was within his rights to request a “time-out” from campaigning in order to deal with our Wall Street greed financial fiasco.
Allegedly Mc Cain was flying to Washington to deal with money-madness. But money matters were no matter to ego driven David Letterman who fed a TV feed of J-Mc being prepared to appear on CBS Evening News with chatty Katie, John being doused in broadcast-makeup.
Letterman questioned John’s loyalty to The Late Show with this question, lame as it was for a question, “Doesn’t seem to be racing to the airport, does he?”
As J-Mc jawed with K C., dandy Dave shouted at his TV, “Hey, John, I’ve got a question – Do you need a ride to the airport?”
Enter Keith Olbermann, already on air at the time, the calm voice of reason, alas, not to be heard above Letterman’s nastiness.
Dave after bashing McCain for his age by refereeing to John’s need for a aging remedy, added insult to insult with “Breaking news, ‘We’re told now that the Senator has concluded his interview with Katie Couric and he’s now on Rachael Ray’s show making veal piccata!'”
Gee, Dave, you might be right about that. And should such be maybe ask yourself, “How many ways does someone need to say they think you’re a jerk?
Or better yet, how many ways do you have to prove it.
But maybe you’re not, maybe you’re just a war lovin’ hawk with a mean streak who attacks people for the number of years they live?
(c) Strasbaugh 2008