In this age of
diversity Flavors of the Month, it’s time for McGehee’s Rule for Contemplating Candidates:
[Y]ou really need to stop and ask yourself: If this person were a 50-something white male Protestant, would I be anywhere near as enthusiastic about supporting him?
If the answer is not a brutally honest “Oh, hell yes!”, you need to step away from the candidate and go bash yourself over the head with a board full of rusty nails until you regain your senses.
Please note that slicing a couple of decades off John McCain wouldn’t have helped him any.