Tag: Straight-Talkin’ Maverick John McCain

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John McCain, letting his “maverick” out, in response to Tea Partiers who believe that the Democrats and Obama would get the full blame for a default: By that flawed logic, “Democrats would have no choice but to pass a balanced budget amendment and reform entitlements and the Tea Party Hobbits could return to Middle Earth,” […]

Your Liberal Media

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On February 27, 2011

Heavily tilted towards the Republicans, despite Democratic control of the White House and Senate. And the media’s crush on President John McCain continues despite his rejection by the electorate

Right. “Pretending.”

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On December 19, 2010
His column is very good and properly criticial, but there’s still something amusingly I-can’t-quit-you about this bit from Joe Klein’s postmature farewell to his admiration for McCain: Two of the bills original sponsors, John McCain and Orrin Hatch, voted against the bill…and one wonders why, especially in McCain’s case, given the fact that he recently […]
Despite the staunch support for gay and lesbian rights that somehow must be lurking behind his relentlessly reactionary voting record, John McCain reasserts his determination to deploy counter-majoritarian tactics to ensure that that the highly unpopular and morally indefensible exclusion of gays and lesbians from the military: When asked how far he would go to […]

You Don’t?

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On September 21, 2010

I agree with the point of his post — including his disagreement with the idea that it’s Obama’s fault if he can’t get fake-moderate Republican Senators he has no discernible le

Beloved Maverick and Man of High Principle John McCain gives us some of the Straight Talk (TM) for which he is justly famed: TPMDC asked, “Do you support the Minority Leader’s push for hearings into the repeal of birthright citizenship?” “Sure, why not?” McCain said briefly. “Do you support the idea itself?” “I support the […]

Mavericky!

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On May 25, 2010

It’s pathetic enough for the Deeply Principled John McStraightTalk to flip-flop on DATA. But it’s especially risible that he’s using the favorite new Republican form of evasion, R

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