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McCain Marches to the Right

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Posted on Nov 19, 2006
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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) continued his Jekyll and Hyde routine Sunday on “ABC This Week,” contradicting his once moderate positions with pre-campaign right-wing pandering.  McCain said he would like to see Roe vs. Wade overturned, and noted his plan to send more troops to Iraq would “put a terrible strain on the Army,” but said it would be better than losing the war.


 

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    By AMIGO, November 21, 2006 at 12:56 pm Link to this comment
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    ] John McCain is nothing more than a ‘hack’ and ‘Bush MINION’. He puts lapdog-like loyalty to Bush, over INTEGRITY or standing up for PRINCIPLES.The latest flagrant example being, his comments following the Kerry ‘botched’  joke. It is absolutely outrageous that he had time to comment on that instead of trying to speak up on all the crap that this adminstration is doing.
    I have NO respect for McCain or Colin Powell for that matter, for the same reasons.

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    By elton johnson, November 21, 2006 at 10:26 am Link to this comment
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    this mccain dude is wound up so macho-tight you’d wonder if there’s any sky blue or music in his world. someone bend him over and loosen his panicky ass up !!

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    By Jon B, November 21, 2006 at 8:26 am Link to this comment
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    McCain is either confused or simply does not get it. He’s trying to run for the presidency, not leader of the right wing and religious fanatics.
    A president has a job to do - managing the nation, not to please some religious sect or warmongers.

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    By Nicollo MacPlato, November 21, 2006 at 8:07 am Link to this comment
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    This is a conspiricy by Rove and the elite Repubs (read wealthy) to help McCain shot himself in he foot. He did not reach out to them 1st - but they to him. Trust me, this is meant for Jeb Bush or some other chosen son of the ruling class to make sure that McCain will not be a hinderence to them in ‘08.

    If I’m wrong you’ll see the MSM bury or spin these flip-flops but if I’m right then CNN, MSNBC, ABC, Faux etal will be reporting these ‘changes in positions’.  It will come in the form of ” a growing number of people believe that John McCain is ....”(flip-floping).

    Right now he’s being given enough rope to hang himself. He is such a willing idiot though, isn’t he.

    Rudy will be an easy take down too. Newt, no problem. That leaves who for the power hungry goopers to turn to …. Reasonable, good looking, evironmentally friendly, Teri Schiavo purified, tax cut proven, spanish speaking (hispanic freindly), good old boy safe, one of Mel Martines’ BFFs, not stupid (like you know who), brother JEB.

    This has Carl Rove/Barbara Bush written all over it.

    I could be wrong, we’ll see.

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    By MARIAM RUSSELL, November 20, 2006 at 9:41 am Link to this comment
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    Have we had our fill of WHORES AND WHOREMONGERS running the government of the US.

    HAVE WE NO SHAME? ou cannot expect people like this to have enough shame to hide themselves from their fellowman, but for us to elect people like this to represent us to the rest of the world?

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    By Quy Tran, November 20, 2006 at 9:25 am Link to this comment
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    He marches to the right or to the left, who cares ?

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    By darby1936, November 19, 2006 at 9:00 pm Link to this comment
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    McCain goes to the right to win the Republican primaries. Doesn’t he realize thats too far to the right to win a general election now? I guess when a person panders they lose all sense of direction.

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    By Toby, November 19, 2006 at 7:35 pm Link to this comment
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    Do we really have to spend the next two years listening to the current crop of wannabees who covet the White House, share with us their great capacity for hind-site? If that’s the only thing these network nincompoops, oops I mean “news” people can come up with to talk about, then lets shut them off ... and let them know why!

    Why doesn’t someone ask McCain why he went along with abandoning the Bill of Rights and the Constitution when he signed the Military Commission Act of 2006?

    And to the altogether shameless ambition Mr. McCain keeps exposing us too ... Sir, cant you think of anything really important that needs to be done in Congress? If not, why are you there?

    Come on, lets be honest. The only reason McCain keeps Showing up on Sunday TV, (brownie points for president) keeps harping on sending more troops, or not sending more troops ... depending on the breeze of the moment ... is so when we finally, actually see responsible leadership own up to the disaster they’ve created in Iraq, he can say ... “well if they had listened to me” ...

    It’s hard to listen sir ... beginning to feel like trying to follow Bush’s line of thought ... lets see, just what is it today?

    And now it appears you are pandering to the non-issues that rally the extreme right! Sorry sir, when and if we examine your record as a possible presidential candidate, we will base our judgment on your performance in the Senate, because that is where you are. And lately, in spite of your oath, you have thumbed your nose at the Constitution (and us) a bit too much.

    Now, there’s a news story ... hello, is anybody listening? Is anybody there?

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    By Jon B, November 19, 2006 at 4:12 pm Link to this comment
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    The Bush’s declining popularity makes voters wonder if they want another Bush wannabe.

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    By Montie Shields USAF RET., November 19, 2006 at 4:04 pm Link to this comment
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    As I have stared before John McCain is more
    changeable than the wind. When he was camp-
    aigning for President against Bush he told
    the truth about Bush. He indicated that Bush
    was lower than Whale Manure, then after Bush
    lied him out of the Presidential race he did
    one of those wind direction changes. He then
    started telling the people that Bush was
    going to be our savior. At the Republican
    National Convention he was the keynote speak-
    er. Now we come to the big picture. IRAQ: He
    knew those White House Draft Dodgers knew as
    much about War as I do Chinese Arithmetic.
    How can he sleep at night knowing he helped
    that White House Gang send our young men and
    women into harms way in order to get revenge
    on a bully that had put a hit on DADDY Bush.
    How are we suppoe to believe anything this
    GOOSE STEPPER has to say?

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    By DennisD, November 19, 2006 at 3:48 pm Link to this comment
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    And I thought we hit rock bottom with Bush & Co.  This guy should have his drivers license taken away from him never mind running for president. He can run on the SCHIZOID PARTY ticket in 08. I see the definition of INSANITY holds true once again. Is anyone actually listening anymore when these buffoons speak?

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    By Gonnuts, November 19, 2006 at 3:47 pm Link to this comment
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    It makes me tremble to know that there are people in positions of power, which have lived so long, been through so much, that have learned absolutely nothing from history.

    God’s can’t draw light into darkness this deep.

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