…or so he took time out from his busy schedule elbow-dropping Keith Olbermann to announce to an incredulous Chris Matthews:
Now before you lefties panic that even the dean of the media old guard has been straight talked into bed with McCain, Brokaw is from South Dakota and, as a proud plainsman, was simply hewing to an old ranchers' code, detailed below:
The Brokaw Code
If You… You Can… Ace a chemistry exam. Hang up the phone on your grandmother on her birthday. Save a kitten. Punch a homeless woman. Cure AIDS Cluster bomb Disney World Endure five years of torture in a POW camp. Lie with impunity on your presidential campaign. Solve global warming. Eat the moon.
Tags: John McCain, MSNBC, NBC, Tom Brokaw