Here's what Sen. John McCain plans to say at the top his remarks to the audience at Lance Armstrong's presidential town hall meeting in Columbus, OH:

"You have billed this event as a Presidential Town Hall, and I sincerely hope that the next president is here today. My opponent, of course, is traveling in Europe, and tomorrow his tour takes him to France. In a scene Lance would recognize, a throng of adoring fans awaits Senator Obama in Paris -- and that's just the American press."

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