1. If McCain were victorious, "my friends" would become more annoying than "my fellow Americans" ever was. And that's saying something.
2. And starting sentences with "and" -- followed by a pause -- would begin to grate, too. Yeah, I'm talking about That One.
3. The unexpected is something that McCain doesn't know about. A startling admission.
4. The repetition signals that it's time to vote. Got that, you uncommitteds?