Both Campaigns Walk the Plank

McCain, Obama agree on one thing: favorite childhood Halloween costume
By Michael Roston,  Newser User
Posted Oct 12, 2008 12:42 PM CDT
A possible role model should the presidential candidates decide to relive their glory days: Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End."   (AP Photo/Disney/Stephen Vaughn)
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(Newser) – Beware, trick or treaters: John McCain and Barack Obama may be hiding behind that bandanna and eyepatch. Asked about their favorite childhood Halloween costumes in separate interviews for Nickelodeon, both candidates answered "pirate," the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Obama called his getup "the best costume of all time." McCain joked that he'd like to "put my costume on and take my sword out" and get some fellow Senators back in line.