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The Real McCain Goes Viral

05/25/2011 12:30 pm ET
  • Cliff Schecter Best-selling Author, Public Relations Consultant, Daily Beast Columnist, Bon Vivant.

No, not my book (one can dream though), but a new video by Brave New Films (full disclosure: I used to work there) that does in video form what I hope my book The Real McCain accomplishes in prose--laying bare the fallacy of the "straight-talk" label that has been attached to McCain like a Siamese Twin for the better part of a decade.

The video uses just some of the examples (if it used all, the video would be longer than The Godfather) of McCain's making statements about policy, politics and personal bravado that at best contradict each other and at worst simply don't comport with reality.

It is a must watch. And you can below: