The mere fact that there is a story about how John McCain and Sarah Palin act toward each other and how they hug but don’t kiss is testament to the collapse of the modern media. What are they supposed to do, play grab-ass on the stage?
A tree died to print this:
But the second mixed-sex major-party presidential ticket in American history has nonetheless raised 21st-century questions about etiquette, body language and who hugs first. (John McCain was right to initiate the hugging as Palin’s hierarchical superior, an etiquette expert said.)
Where is the story of how Barack Obama and Joe Biden act toward each other on stage? Watching those two douchebags on stage pretending to be able to stand one another was the only part of the DNC worth watching. To steal a line from Dennis Miller, “I haven’t seen choreography that stiff since the Lee Harvey Oswald prison transfer”