Glenn Greenwald nails it again
Here's Glenn on the Selling Of Saint McCain:
McCain is being politically marketed in exactly the same way that Bush the presidential candidate was (he's a uniter not divider; a new kind of Republican; you always know where he stands; he's a conservative who deviates from dogma and appeals to Democrats; he transcends partisanship; we're going to be a more humble nation, etc. etc.). It's exactly the same wrapping. And the media believed all of that about Bush and they now believe it all about McCain.And we see where that got us. It was all untrue back in 2000, and we now have a basket case of a country....
Glenn has more; go read it.