On a few occasions during this campaign season, the let-it-all-hang-out rhetorical style John McCain's 96-year-old mother employs has caused some unwanted distractions for the Republican presidential candidate.
Roberta McCain's gaffes used to seem an endearing marker of the "straight talk" candidate's roots, but just as the GOP message-men have forced their candidate to stick to the script, so are they keeping his mother away from any open microphones, according to Sirius Radio's Michelangelo Signorile.
"They won't let me be interviewed," McCain lamented to the radio host who approached her Tuesday during the Republican convention in St. Paul. "They won't let me talk."
The Repugs are scared pissless that a 96-year-old woman might tell some truth! My sides hurt...