At last week’s debate, McCain announced he had a pen. And he’s not afraid to use it.
“I got a pen. It’s kinda old but I got one,” said McCain, waving it at the befuddled audience in context to line-item vetoes.
The debate was almost over but he just noticed it.
Afterwards, pundits voiced concerns over the incident. Some spoke about McCain’s penchant for stating the obvious and memory loss—both early signs of Alzheimer’s.
As the debates ended, Barack Obama was seen escorting his greying competitor off the stage with audience members looking on sympathetically.
“That’s right, John. It’s a pen,” soothed Obama, eyeing a stage hen who quickly fetched McCain’s wheelchair.
At least once McCain asked him where they were going.