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McCain To Piers: When I Buck GOP Leadership Iím A Maverick, Slamming Rand Iím ĎAn Angry Old Maní
Mediaite ^ | March 8, 2013 | Josh Feldman

Posted on 03/09/2013 12:30:58 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

John McCain has gotten quite a bit of attention after he took to the Senate floor on Thursday to publicly rebuke (which is actually sugercoating it) a member of his own party, Rand Paul, for holding a 13-hour filibuster on the issue of drone strikes. McCain talked with Piers Morgan tonight about his objections to Paul, and observed that when he speaks his mind against GOP leadership he’s considered a brave maverick, but when he rebuts the filibuster of one junior senator he’s suddenly the “angry old man” who’s out of touch with reality.

McCain explained to Morgan that he thinks it’s completely ridiculous to assume the United States would just decide to kill a citizen on American soil, saying “it’s not the world of reality.” He said that in the grand scope of U.S. foreign policy, there are more pressing issues to deal with than the hypothetical offered up by Paul...

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TOPICS: Arizona; Issues; Parties; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: drones; filibuster; mccain; newt; obama; piersmorgan; randpaul; senate
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Watching him sink into senility is not pretty.
1 posted on 03/09/2013 12:30:58 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wonder how long before a forced retirement. The breakdown he’s heading for looks like it would require an extended hospital stay at least.


2 posted on 03/09/2013 12:32:25 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

McQueeg whining to Piers Morgan ? What a sad, silly, senile fool.


3 posted on 03/09/2013 12:34:44 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Olog-hai

He should’ve been retired after his first term in the Senate... in 1992.


4 posted on 03/09/2013 12:35:59 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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When I Buck GOP Leadership I’m A Maverick, Slamming Rand I’m ‘An Angry Old Man’

Apples and Oranges, Juan baby. When you buck the GOP, the MSM calls you "a Maverick."
When you buck the GOP, the GOP calls you "an Angry Old Man."

Do you see the difference Juan?

5 posted on 03/09/2013 12:38:00 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (Soon the "invisible hand" will press the economic "reset" button.)
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When I Buck GOP Leadership I’m A Maverick, Slamming Rand I’m ‘An Angry Old Man’

Apples and Oranges, Juan baby.

When you buck the GOP, the MSM calls you "a Maverick."
When you buck the GOP, the GOP calls you "an Angry Old Man."

Do you see the difference Juan?

(there, that's better!)

6 posted on 03/09/2013 12:39:17 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (Soon the "invisible hand" will press the economic "reset" button.)
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I'll get flamed for this, but...I'm glad he lost in 2008. He wouldn't have been a tyrant like Obama, but all the same, he still would have been a lousy president. He acts like a spoiled child. He represents much of what's wrong with the Republican Party.
7 posted on 03/09/2013 12:43:20 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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"When I Buck GOP Leadership I’m A Maverick"

I think he could use a swift kick in the "maverick" a little more often.
8 posted on 03/09/2013 12:44:30 AM PST by clearcarbon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Arizona, what the hell were you thinking?


9 posted on 03/09/2013 12:46:38 AM PST by kempster
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What kind of man goes crying to Piers Morgan?


10 posted on 03/09/2013 12:48:09 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (RETURN TO MECCA [http://youtu.be/zWQkaDUCJ_Y])
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Where is Sarah on this? She needs to speak up against the bitter old fool. McCain is envious of the youth and stamina of a young senator, who got all this publicity and upended McCain’s expecting major TV face time because of his playing footsie with the community organizer from Chicago.


11 posted on 03/09/2013 1:40:09 AM PST by entropy12 (The republic is doomed cuz people have figured out they can get free stuff by voting democrats)
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To: fatnotlazy

I feel the same way, even though it meant we were stuck with obama. I really believed he would be a one-term president, but thanks to the GOPE - we got another moderate who can’t win elections. Sigh!


12 posted on 03/09/2013 1:50:39 AM PST by Catsrus
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Why blame the GOPe for the moderate from Mass.? He never crossed the 30% barrier in primaries in spite of all this GOPe support you claim he received!

Let’s be honest, only reason the lone moderate won nomination because the conservatives could not unite behind a single candidate, and to make matters worse, they formed a circular firing squad. Bachmann attacked Cain, Santorum attacked Newt, Newt attacked Perry, on and on and on. They stayed in to the last bitter end dividing the conservative voters and cleared the path for the moderate from Massachusetts.


13 posted on 03/09/2013 2:01:19 AM PST by entropy12 (The republic is doomed cuz people have figured out they can get free stuff by voting democrats)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“McCain explained to Morgan”.......

Yet another moronic thing McCain has done, explaining/talking to Piers Morgan. I voted for John McCain WHY????????? Oh yeah, for Sarah.

Time to retire this @sshole out in a cornfield somewhere, anywhere!!!


14 posted on 03/09/2013 2:17:39 AM PST by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
10,012 angry new posts to his facebook page. (2 are mine!) McCain may be starting to feel some real heat.
15 posted on 03/09/2013 2:19:18 AM PST by Casie (democrats destroy)
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To: entropy12

I liked Newt, with all his faults, he would have wiped the floor with Obama at the debates. Would have been a site to behold!


16 posted on 03/09/2013 2:20:33 AM PST by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: Casie

heading to his facebook page to throw my two cents at him too!


17 posted on 03/09/2013 2:21:44 AM PST by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: tina07

Awesome! I read the first 70 replies. I didn’t see a single person say anything nice. :p


18 posted on 03/09/2013 2:25:23 AM PST by Casie (democrats destroy)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Angry? Maybe. Crazy as a shithouse rat? Definitely.


19 posted on 03/09/2013 2:42:11 AM PST by Gaffer
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...”I’ll get flamed for this, but...I’m glad he lost in 2008. He wouldn’t have been a tyrant like Obama, but all the same, he still would have been a lousy president. He acts like a spoiled child. He represents much of what’s wrong with the Republican Party”...

I have watched John McCain become a liberal over several years now. He has assisted the left at every turn and what about that daughter of his? Who is further left than her? McCain should come clean and switch to the Democratic party. It would be the honorable thing to do.


20 posted on 03/09/2013 2:42:38 AM PST by jazzlite (esat)
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