Neil Cavuto's Tips for Senator McCain - CinemaDave
Jun. 6th, 2008 08:47 pm Neil Cavuto's Tips for Senator McCain
Neil Cavuto provided a "real man makeover" for Senator John McCain. I may have to accept some of this advice for my golden years now;
Tip one: Embrace your inner fuddy duddy. So it is cool to go to an early bird.
Tip two: Don't make your age the issue, make his age the issue. Living twice as long as your opponent means you have lived twice a lifetime.
Tip three: Don't hide your temper. Show it. It worked for Ronald Reagan when Mr. Breen turned off his microphone during a debate. Ronald Reagan paid for the debate. The press treated Reagan like a hothead, the public saw him as a customer who was being gypped.
Tip four: In the debates, shake your head. Don't say anything. Just shake your head. I was more effective in the classroom as a teacher when I talked less.
Tip five: Tap your inner Bob Newhart. "I'm older than dirt" line, and got the scars to prove it." One of the best understated lines that John McCain said in a debate, when talking about the 1960s was;