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Privilege: presidential prerequisite?

Privilege: n. A special advantage, immunity right or benefit granted to or enjoyed by an individual or class of people. Such a right or advantage held as a prerogative of status or rank, and exercised to the exclusion or detriment of others.

Prerequisite: n. Required as a special condition of something

For the past 8 years we’ve suffered under a president from a profoundly privileged family. George W. Bush is so out of touch with the experience of the ordinary citizen I often wonder if it’s a pathological problem with him.

John McCain is privileged by marriage. Very privileged. So privileged that he has more homes than he can count! “I’ll have my staff get back to you on that,” he said, when asked how many he owned.  Could be he’s too embarrassed to answer, could be it’s soooo many he can’t keep track, or it could be his memory is worse than we already feared.

I’ll help him out here: he owns seven homes – for a total value of $13 million.

Obama hit him on it with a great new video: