maverick: "an independent individual who does not go along with a group or party" - Merriam-Webster
Q: Does that definition apply to John McCain and Sarah Palin -- or are they morphing themselves into the "un-Republican ticket" to mislead voters?
A: "And on the transcendent issues, the most important issues of our day, I've been totally in agreement and support of President Bush." - John McCain
Q: How can you can tell when a politician -- one who finally convinced his party's base that he was the presidential candidate most committed to his party's agenda and to continuing the Bush-Cheney legacy -- is lying when he calls himself a "maverick"?
A: He blinks, he winks, and finally he squeezes out a mischievous grin that says, "You ain't seen nothing yet, my friends. There's plenty more where that one came from." Wink.
Q: How can you tell when a "pit bull with lipstick" is just a sideshow poodle with an attitude?
A: She depends on the same old Bush-Rove operatives and Washington lobbyists to concoct a special batch of "maverick" magenta for her national debut.