“McCain the Show Horse: Way Off Track” by Joel Connelly
September 25, 2008, 1:00am
ABOARD THE now-jettisoned “Straight Talk Express,” Sen. John McCain loved to talk with reporters about go-to heroes in history, none more than Theodore Roosevelt and Winston Churchill.
The two were famous multitask guys, writing books while directing battles. Neither ever ducked a debate, let alone an appearance on “Late Night With David Letterman.”