McCain singing Beachboys

So Senator McCain sang a slightly modified version of Barbara Ann (“Bomb Iran”) by the Beachboys and Moveon.org is going to pull it out of context and start an ad campaign. See the video here.

The Internet gives us the remarkable opportunity to follow politicians and report on every butt scratching behavior. I do believe we need to be vigilant of racist and sexist statements but we’ve got to allow some leeway for humor and jokes, even some that could be judged bad taste.

Read Dave Weinberger’s take on this at Huffington
.

I’m getting political again. Must be something in the air.

via Dave Winer.

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