Where was John McCain to decry celebrity status when Arnold Schwarzenegger was elected governor of California as a Republican? Where was John McCain when pop icon Sonny Bono, and actors Noble Willingham, Jerry Doyle, and Fred Grandy all ran for Congress as Republicans? Where was John McCain when Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson addressed the Republican National Convention? Where was John McCain to decry celebrity when former actor and Republican idol Ronald Reagan was elected to the Presidency not once but twice? ... John McCain isn't a packaged celebrity of course, he's a packaged war hero. There's a difference. Right?
He forgot Fred Thompson.
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