John McCain

Meghan McCain: I Heart teh Gay, and "Joe the Plumber…is a dumbass"

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Funny little Out.com profile of the former would-be first daughter and current Tweet-monster. Excerpt:

Comfortable in her fill-in-the-blank-uality

Being free of a presidential campaign's constraints has liberated McCain to speak her mind, but the true impetus for her current gay rights activism was the passage of Proposition 8 in California. On election night last November, McCain was understandably consumed with the results of the presidential race and, like many, "assumed that Prop 8 wouldn't pass." The next morning, however, she woke up in an already sour mood made worse by her BGF (best gay friend) Josh "telling me that on top of everything else, Prop 8 passed." Like many others, McCain was swept up in a collective sense of grievance, quickly concluding that making the GOP more gay-friendly would be foremost among her priorities. (For the record, Meghan isn't the only member of the McCain clan to support gay marriage. "My mom was always for gay marriage, but I think me being so vocal about it has made her want to be more vocal about it," she says. "She texted me: 'Gay marriage passed in Maine!!'") […]

Daddy? What's a Scissor Sister?

Shortly before McCain sat for this interview, Samuel Wurzelbacher, aka Joe the Plumber, gave an interview to Christianity Today in which he complained about "queers" and declared, "I wouldn't have them anywhere near my children." Unprompted, McCain rails against the man her father's presidential campaign touted as an American everyman and made a showpiece in the weeks before the election. "Joe the Plumber—you can quote me—is a dumbass. He should stick to plumbing." […]

"Homophobia is the last socially accepted prejudice," McCain says, repeating it for emphasis.

Whole thing here.

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  1. Good on ya, Meghan. A minor quibble –

    “Homophobia is the last socially accepted prejudice,” McCain says, repeating it for emphasis.

    There are more openly gay members of congress than openly atheist members. Why do you think that is?

  2. “Homophobia is the last socially accepted prejudice”

    Oh come on! There are more fags on TV than niggers! We love our gays. They cook, they redecorate, they marry ugly women. More gays, I say!

  3. Palin & The Plumber in 2012! What could go wrong?

  4. “Homophobia is the last socially accepted prejudice”

    Bullshit.

    What a twit.

  5. Damn, she is really hot in that picture, especially with the bdsm overtones going on.

  6. @ J sub D
    Pete Stark is an atheist. Barney Frank is a homo. 1 to 1, no?

  7. I meant to post this link instead.
    http://www.byroncrawford.com/2009/03/meghan-mccain-would-you-hit-it.html

    not bad for a thick white chick

  8. PIP FTW, I say.

  9. “Homophobia is the last socially accepted prejudice”

    I thought it was hating “Gingers”

  10. I thought it was fat people. Those losers.

  11. “Homophobia is the last socially accepted prejudice,” McCain says, repeating it for emphasis.

    I take it she didn’t ask Joe the Plumber about immigrant plumbers.

  12. I woudl say prejudice against fat people, people from the country, immigrants and any lower class white person is far more acceptable than prejudice against gays. Megan is hot as hell but her brains seem to be in her boobs.

  13. And smokers.

  14. A – Jared Polis and Tammy Baldwin make three gay congresscritters.

  15. “Megan is hot as hell”

    Look again at the out.com link.

  16. It makes straight people gay and gay people Mexican. Everyone goes down a notch.

  17. Damn, she is really hot in that picture, especially with the bdsm overtones going on.

    John, I really hope you’re talking about the “No H8” picture, not the “My Dad, John McCain” picture.

  18. Federal Dog,

    I google imaged her. Reason put up an incredibly flattering picture of her. She is generally not as hot as she appears in that picture. I take back the claim that she is hot as hell, although I would do her.

  19. Look again at the out.com link.

    Fluffy, admit that you said the thing about fat people because you saw this pic. 😛

  20. RC,

    You win the thread. I really have no comeback to that other than to laugh.

  21. “”Homophobia is the last socially accepted prejudice,”

    I would ask: acceptable to whom? In many situations homophobia is as unacceptable as overt racism, but some of the prejudices John mentions are perfectly OK. In others the opposite is true. In others completely different sets of prejudices are unacceptable or acceptable. The silliness of that statement comes from the assumption that culture is much more unified than it really is. There is no universal arbiter of acceptability.

  22. john – you have low standards, man. First it’s the “hot mom ass” from the NRA pic, and now you’re openly admitting in the middle of the day something I would only do at closing time….wasted.

  23. AO,

    Guilty as charged. And the chick in the dark shorts was a lot hotter than Meghan McCain. I will stand by that one.

  24. I just went to out.com. I take it back. I wouldn’t do Meghan McCain sober. How does she look that good in the picture reason put up? Photography can make anyone look good.

  25. Homophobia is the last socially accepted prejudice,” McCain says, repeating it for emphasis.

    I support the right of gays to get married, but I object to McCain’s statement here. Mental institutions don’t lock up people for being homosexual anymore. They do lock up people for having other diagnoses from the 1970’s version of the DSM. Then there’s the fines given to people who sell trans fats in New York and people who smoke in a bar in New Jersey. What’s the difference between me putting my lips around a sausage with tran fats in a Manhattan restaurant, a lit cigar in a Jersey City bar, and an errect penis in a Nashville hotel room? Only the third act is leagal. Homophobia is one of the few currently debated prejudices, but there are still planty of cases of intolerance that the general public takes for granted.

  26. *sigh*, John, John, John…

    First, you have to know about the “Fat Girl Angle Shot” (FGAS), that staple of MySpace tubbies who put the camera at certain angles to maximize the top and minimize the midsection. Secondly, look at what they did to her eyes: I don’t know what the fuck that’s all about, but I saw SJP with those same fake eyes on a commercial and they scream “FAKE”.

  27. making the GOP more gay-friendly

    I guess Meghan didn’t get the memo. Check any public bathroom… the GOP is very gay friendly.

  28. Yeah, those eyes are a bit too good. She has brown ones in the other picture. I will say this for her, she is not a fashion model but it is also not like she is 400 lbs. She probably a size 12 with DD boobs. There are worse women to screw.

  29. It’s not the photography that makes her look hot, John, it’s the duct tape.

  30. True enough warty. You know what they say, “no woman looks that bad with your…in her mouth”.

  31. SugarFree, hurry up and tell us a story about Meghan McCain and Joe the Plumber.

  32. There are more openly gay members of congress than openly atheist members. Why do you think that is?

    Because winning an election requires help from a large social network. When local Athiest groups outnumber local LBG goups, you’ll have openly Atheist members of congress. Someone who’s Atheism means he doesn’t bother to read the Bible isn’t going to bother to canvas for you. Someonte who’s Atheism means showing up to weekly ethical society meetings will.

  33. jtuf, I believe sodomy, defined as using a mouth or an anus for sexual purposes, is still illegal in several states, including Alabama. Not sure about the volunteer state.

  34. John, I really hope you’re talking about the “No H8” picture, not the “My Dad, John McCain” picture.

    See? Hating pedophiles is the last acceptable prejudice.

  35. “Homophobia is the last socially accepted prejudice,” McCain says, repeating it for emphasis.

    Try telling that to fat chicks.

  36. Aren’t there valid reasons to oppose GM that have nothing to do with “H8”?

    Don’t many who push GM have a much wider agenda that’s quite far-left?

    Shouldn’t a supposed non-far-left site be able to discuss things like that?

    I guess not.

    P.S. In case anyone replies to this, their responses will almost assuredly be ad homs, thereby conceding my points and showing the childish, anti-intellectual nature of libertarians.

  37. Does her heart beat a little faster as she walks past the duct tape display at Lowe’s? Does she get that “special” feeling in the pit of her stomach when she sees all those great big silver rolls? Does she furtively lean over and sniff the glue?

    Inquiring perverts want to know.

  38. And who got to put the duct tape on her at the shoot? If I had life to do over again, I would be a fashion photographer.

  39. Lonewacko, is there some clever meaning to linking to that Yglesias post? Don’t answer; shut the fuck up.

  40. “Megan is hot as hell”

    I would rate her 5 beers. 6 if I had masturbated earlier in the day or we are talking budweiser.

  41. Oh wait, I read the comments and now I sort-of understand. Lonewacko uses his crazy rantings on another site to support his arguments here…or something…whatever.

    Shut the fuck up, Lonewacko.

  42. Lonewacko gets around. He shows up at Althouse to.

  43. “Photography can make anyone look good.”

    I beg to differ.

  44. I’m curious – is there a site where Lonewacko isn’t universally reviled? Maybe FreeRepublic.

  45. “What’s the difference between me putting my lips around a sausage with tran fats in a Manhattan restaurant, a lit cigar in a Jersey City bar, and an errect penis in a Nashville hotel room?”

    I’d like to travel with you.

  46. “Only the third act is leagal.”

    Not if you’re limber.

  47. Just noticed the alt-text on the pictures. Bravo, Matt!

  48. “It’s not the photography that makes her look hot, John, it’s the duct tape.”

    Wasn’t John who got off on the woman with a bruised face a few months back?

  49. “SugarFree, hurry up and tell us a story about Meghan McCain and Joe the Plumber.”

    And dont leave out the farting!

  50. What’s the difference between me putting my lips around a sausage with tran fats in a Manhattan restaurant, a lit cigar in a Jersey City bar, and an errect penis in a Nashville hotel room?

    About 200 calories. And semen is good for you, it has zinc and other goodies in it (but hey, I am not assuming you swallow). The cigar has lots of nasty carcinogens.

  51. “I’m curious – is there a site where Lonewacko isn’t universally reviled? Maybe FreeRepublic.”

    Lew Rockwell?

  52. I remember when Lonwacko would just post on here as Lonewacko, no 24head.com, no Orangelinespecial, no websites none of it. I remember thinking what a great handle lonewhacko was. Too bad the handle has now been destroyed beyond repair.

  53. I’d argue that she would be hot if she lost a lot of weight, but that has its downside too.

    She would need to do something surgically about her extra skin, or if she dropped a lot of pounds those breasts of hers would wither and would end up looking like 2 empty basketball socks stapled to her chest.

    When imagining what a fat girl will look like post-weight loss, don’t make the mistake of thinking the boobs will stay. They won’t. And they’ll trash the place when they leave.

  54. She is unacceptable unless she gets an assist from Palin.

  55. If two people fall in love, they should have the option to get married just like I can.

    My generation — we like our celebrities.

    Nobody would be paying any attention to the fatuous banalities and shallow observations that she says except for the fact that she is attractive and the daughter of a famous politician. That’s it.

  56. John,

    Maybe “Lonwacko” could be his intelligent and insightful alter-ego.

  57. “Homophobia is the last socially accepted prejudice,” McCain says, repeating it for emphasis.

    Yea, I hate it when people are prejudice against people who are afraid of people of their own sex.

  58. She’s a fucking 20 year old art history major. Of course she is gaga for gay folks.

    She’s also mildly retarded.

  59. “Homophobia is the last socially accepted prejudice” McCain says.

    Actually, fear and loathing of atheists is probably in that position.

  60. “Last socially accepted prejudice” = Whichever socially accepted prejudge you happen to be discussing at the moment.

  61. I would hardly call homophobia the last acceptable prejudice. If I, as a straight person, were to call a gay person a homophobic epithet, I would get in as much trouble (socially) if I, as a white person, were to call a black person a racial epithet.

    However, you can characterize all Catholics as alcoholics and all priests as pedophiles and it’s considered a tacky joke at the worst. Discrimination against atheists is rampant (especially in the rural south). Smokers get no quarter but crack heads are other drug addicts are treated as victims of a horrible disease. I could go on and on.

    That little statement aside, Meghan McCain is probably the future of the GOP, or at least the best hope they have.

  62. Huh. As a Southern, white, male, libertarian, I must agree with McCain.

  63. james kirchick . where have i heard that name before

  64. As a gay, atheist smoker, I have to say that the first condition–despite seeing lots of “acceptance” in recent years, still poses by far the greatest hindrance in my life of the three.

  65. She’s also mildly retarded.

    And a blonde heiress with a killer rack,what’s not to like?

  66. Wasn’t John who got off on the woman with a bruised face a few months back?

    “The woman” was the exquisitely beautiful former WH spokesbabe Dana Perino who took a shoe in the face, meant for her boss, from an Iraqi thug.
    As an articulate hot blonde conservative chick she can now be seen regularly on the leading cable news channel.

    Anyone else noticed her resemblance to internet pro-am pornstar Desirae Spencer?

  67. Kevin,

    “The Plumber pounding Palin” – Vivid 2009 is even better!

  68. Warty | July 15, 2009, 5:23pm | #
    I’m curious – is there a site where Lonewacko isn’t universally reviled?

    Maybe his own site.

    I enjoy going there from time to time to read the comments (2 or 3 people seem to comment from time to time). Fave being the bad-grammar hyper-racist retardo comments of “Fred Dawes”:

    ACLU Is all about the third worlds people and helping the third world rulers not about justice for the poor or the helpless unless the helpless are of the third world. it is our enemy end of story.
    Fred Dawes | Homepage | 07.15.09 – 4:31 pm | #

    Buy G@@, understand beatings will become normal inside the former usa really soon so be real careful in the new monkey state.
    Fred Dawes | Homepage | 07.14.09 – 12:11 am | #

    All politcians are rats not nice little bunny people, the system is full of little low life humans not rats, in fact real rats are good guys and girls of the real beast world.
    Fred Dawes | Homepage | 07.12.09 – 11:50 pm | #

    Bodwurst, we the people lost this country not the so called election and ask why obama stopped the so called justice dept from looking into the attacks by blacks on whites at the voting polls? the falsehood of a freely elected president or any political leader is funny to me, most have been picked by political race people long before that rats takes so clled office. and all our enemies of freedom.
    Fred Dawes | Homepage | 07.14.09 – 12:23 am | #

    It just goes on and on and on. This isnt even the good stuff. He’s apparently LW’s biggest fan. I enjoy that. It confirms that no one except fire-breathing assholes would dare hang out with the guy.

  69. “jtuf, I believe sodomy, defined as using a mouth or an anus for sexual purposes, is still illegal in several states, including Alabama. Not sure about the volunteer state.”

    Nope. Struck down by Lawrence v. Texas 2003.

    Last time I checked nobody was being killed just for being a smoker/fat/etc. so that comparison is totally retarded.

  70. So, has John McCain ditched his phony bedrock Christian faith now that he lost the race?

  71. Yeah, McCain FemaleJunior’s statement about homophobia being the last acceptable prejudice is debatable, but I give her props for her advocacy and taking Joe Z. Plumber to task.

    Also, John seems to have fine taste in women.

    P.S.: I loved SugarFree’s political fiction in the Obama pitch thread, wish he could’ve done a piece for this article (although for the sake of non-regulars unused to Penthouse Letters, maybe it’s for the best that he didn’t.

    I enjoy that. It confirms that no one except fire-breathing assholes would dare hang out with the guy.

    It’s a vicious cycle. Wouldn’t you be kind of ornery if your biggest fans were people like Fred Dawes?

  72. “Homophobia is the last socially accepted prejudice”

    I think the prejudice against dumb blondes is also still accepted, if not revered.

  73. Between the discussions at the NRA pageant thread and this one (and some I’m sure I’ve missed) featuring “Would you do her/Not up to my standards” posts I feel that this is mandatory:

    http://home.comcast.net/~speedyturkey/nothitit.jpg

  74. Actually, I’m doing my part to make sure that homophobia is no longer the “last socially acceptable prejudice.”

    How, you ask? By promoting prejudice against fat stupid Republican bimbos.

    I’d be satisfied if the Republican Party would stop listening to people named “McCain.” The GOP has never listened to me, so it’s not like I’d be losing influence.

  75. What’s the difference between me putting my lips around a sausage with tran fats in a Manhattan restaurant, a lit cigar in a Jersey City bar, and an errect penis in a Nashville hotel room? Only the third act is leagal.

    When did Tennessee legalize the third act?

  76. I don’t know or care much about Meghan McCain, but after reading the post by Robert Stacy McCain, there is one more complete asshole idiot to drive me away from the GOP. Please tell me nobody listens to that guy.

  77. Lamar,

    He sure seemed to know a lot about the inner workings of gay male culture.

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