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'Old' McCain still quick with the wit

September 05, 2007|From Times Wire Reports

Sen. John McCain was told by high school students that he might be too old to be president and too conservative to be respected.

McCain, whose presidential bid has stumbled, countered the Concord High School students with humor.

"Thanks for the question, you little jerk," the Arizona Republican said to one student who had asked the 71-year-old senator about his age. "You're drafted."

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