On the plus side, John McCain ‘s 96 year old aunt Rowena is evidence that his family is long lived. On the down side, she says he’s losing the election.

“He’s losing,” Rowena Willis, John McCain’s 96-year old aunt said.

Her stark assessment, in an interview with The Daily Beast, echoes that of her identical twin sister Roberta, McCain’s mother, who told a crowd at a campaign rally in Virginia this week to “pray for a miracle.”

Speaking from her home in Los Angeles, Mrs. Willis says her sister has been distraught over her son’s campaign. The twins have been speaking regularly on the phone, trading assessments of the McCain campaign.

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