Meghan McCain: Sarah Palin Loves Attention!

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Meghan McCain, daughter of Sen. John McCain, is not only funny, refreshingly candid and entertaining as hell, she's a cutie too. Talk about the whole package!

The 25-year-old's new book, Dirty Sexy Politics, hit stores this week, and contains some choice lines about high-profile political figures, Republicans included.

Chief among Meghan's targets? Her dad's '08 running mate, Sarah Palin.

Meghan McCain respects Sarah Palin, but, well ...

"I was waiting for her to explode," she writes of the former Alaska Governor. "There was a fine line between genius and insanity, they say, and choosing her as the running mate was starting to seem like the definition of that line."

"The Palins were nice and down-to-earth. I've said that before. I mean no disrespect when I say this, but when they arrived from Alaska and unpacked their bags, they brought drama, stress, complications, panic, and loads of uncertainty."

In a thinly-veiled jab at Palin's lust for fame, Megs notes: "They brought a tabloid attention-getting quality my family has never had - and God willing, never will."

Yup, pretty much. Although it's slightly ironic that this comment appears in a book called Dirty Sexy Politics from the child of a major political figure. Just sayin'.

Palin was far from alone in drawing unfiltered criticism from Meghan McCain in the book. Here's what she had to say about former President George W. Bush, his "brain" and the 2000 Republican primary her dad lost to them ...

"I told her [my sister Bridget] I believed in karma - and that what goes around comes around, and those events will live with President Bush and Karl Rove, his creepy campaign "mastermind," and with the individuals from the Christian Coalition who helped orchestrate it and helped push polls."

On Mitt Romney:

"It was hard to adjust to nice thoughts about Romney, or to stop laughing at him. [He's] the politician whom I most loved to watch and ridicule."

On Mitt Romney's Sons:

"We wondered whether the Five Brothers, the nickname for the Romney sons, could handle the constant drinking and swearing that went on in our campaign - the press corps included. Not to mention all the tawdry stories about crazy-sex you never read about."

On Hillary Clinton:

"As a woman, I have to admit that I admired her dogged energy and amazing encyclopedic brain. She won all the debates, as far as I was concerned, while Obama always seemed out of his depth and foggy. Every time Hillary opened her mouth, even if she wasn't actually saying something serious, she seemed impressive, so articulate and razor sharp."

On Being Republican:

"Being Republican is not a lifestyle choice. And it doesn't mean you can't be young, or gay, or black, or anything else."

On Jenna Bush's bedroom:

"The size of a dorm room ... there was a creepy painting of two celestial babies - twins - that scared me."

On Laura Bush's Frigidness Upon Meeting The McCains:

"For Mrs. Bush, this was one more meeting she had to take during the day."

What do you think of Meghan McCain's observations? Out of line, or funny and refreshingly earnest in an era of too much political correctness?


Bristol Palin shames single Mothers in this world, you can see that she is a slut from the north . In this world there are single mother not by choice with out fathers . Look at war for the last 8 years that we made single mother with a gun wow. The Palins talk family . Look who is raising Bristol baby your taxes dollars cool , why


I'm ashamed to admit I'm from Arizona...don't vote for McCain as I don't trust him and now his daughter has a book of such things? Are the McCain's for real or just playing politics? WHAT AN EMBARASSMENT THEY ARE! I agree with the reality show wanna-be comment.


meghan needs a man like myself in her life cuz she might be too lonely to criticize other people


She won all the debates? Meghan, you're an idiot.
I have no respect for you or your father. He catapulted this evil woman, Sarah Palin, onto the national stage and you can't even be honest about her crazy behavior.
And, the country did notice that your dad and you were silent when Beck and Palin went to DC with their racist rally and took a dump on MLK's memory.


Meghan seems to have it about right IMO. Her dad would have been a far more effective leader than the Great Black Hype.


Meghan McCain's had her 5 minutes of will she please go away!


People sure like to make fun of Megan for her physical appearance, but i'm sure if anyone said the same about Palin...woah would they throw a hissy fit! georgi - the irony is dizzingly astonding in your statements. get a life.


And who loves Meghan McCain, I'm sure mom and dad do but nobody else cares to hear her opinion


at georgi HEY DICK HEAD stop making fun of ppls weight u sound like a complete dumbass shes beautiful and not even fat your just a racist who likes sarah palin


This is the pot calling the kettle black. Ms. McCain is a chubby little imbecile who craves attention and apparently has inherited her father's snarkiness. Who is she to make fun of anyone. She's a reality show wannabe and about as talented as the children of Lorenzo Lamas (remember those idiots?).It doesn't take talent to pen a gossip column which is what she apparently has done. Another waste of oxygen. Where is Al Gore when you need him?!

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