Ironically, in 2006, all of the players you now see polarized had agreed to an immigration reform bill co-sponsored by Democrat Ted Kennedy and Republican John McCain. Said bill is now way too sane for McCain to put his name to, as he is busy selling his soul to the radical right and taking his friend Lindsey Graham down with him. Anything to keep his seat. Country First. Yada yada.
How desperate is John McCain to hold off primary challenger J.D. Hayworth and hang on to his Senate seat? On Fox News Sunday today McCain denied that he ever was a maverick. Now McCain claims that he is not a maverick, but, "what I was saying was that I have considered myself a person who's a fighter." It is so mavericky to deny ever being a maverick.
Even though the far right is trying their best to unseat John McCain, the Republican establishment continues to line up behind him, as today Jeb Bush endorsed McCain over his primary challenger J.D. Hayworth. Bush said, "John is a proven conservative leader committed to reducing taxes, fighting wasteful spending and keeping America safe." McCain is calling in lots of favoring and showing why the tea party movement has little chance of overthrowing the GOP establishment.
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was on NBC's Meet the Press today and things got a little uncomfortable for him when moderator David Gregory asked McCain if he thought President Obama's agenda was socialist. McCain would only say that, "this administration is governing from the left." McCain would not label Obama a socialist.
John McCain was on Fox News Sunday today where he criticized President Obama for giving himself a first year grade last week. McCain said, "I don't -- presidents I know usually don't grade themselves. Usually they let the people grade them." Do you think McCain is still a little bitter?