McCain-isms sink debate performance and likely the election

Neurotic. Sycophant. Know-it-all.

That’s the devastating post-debate verdict on John McCain’s performance by political communication analyst Jeffrey Feldman at Frameshop.

More than clarifying John McCain’s policy positions, the second Presidential debate showcased the Arizona senator’s idiosyncratic tendency to repeat (and repeat, and repeat) certain peculiar phrases while speaking to voters. Over the course of 90 minutes, these oft-repeated ‘McCain-isms’ not only sank any chance the Republican candidate might have had at winning the debate, but decreased significantly his chances of winning the election.

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