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Video: John McCain Quotes Chairman Mao

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captdiggs10/16/2009 1:59:31 pm PDT

re: #201 medaura18586

Actually, yes. Favorite philosophers give me much greater insight into what motivates and influences a politician than their platitudes.

Exactly.

Quoting Mao or any other political figure/philosopher does not automatically indicate an affinity for that view. It merely indicates educational familiarity.
Stating a person is a “favorite” certainly indicates a *favorable* view of said person or philosophy.