Skip to comments.McCain rebukes Cunningham
Posted on 02/26/2008 11:21:28 AM PST by KingSnorky
After his campaign rally in Cincinnati today, Republican presidential candidate John McCain apologized for remarks by conservative WLW talk show host Bill Cunningham that McCain said he thought were offensive to Democratic candidate Barack Obama.
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So the RINO supporters really think this guy can win, huh?
McCain is a kissy-face wimp. That’s the way the battle is fought, if McCain cannot fight the battle to win, he should step aside and let another take up the shield.
NOBODY get in the way of McCain’s love of Democrats.
Wow - This guy’s a REAL tiger! I’ll bet he plays hardball with Iran and enemy heads of state.
Who is the wimp? McCain is an idiot for "apologizing" for Cunningham... but what kind of conservative is Cunningham to run screaming into Hillary's arms? Even greater fool.
I have already emailed his website. I told them that I could not reward him with my vote if he refuses to recognize or explore Husseins connections to Islam. We are sunk if he is going to be this weak.
Nothing new here. McLame sticking up for his liberal Senate buddies.
Just when I think I might vote for this guy, he opens his mouth and reminds me why I shouldn’t.
President Barak Hussein Obama.
“Cunningham said later that he stood by his comments at the rally. He told his listeners: Ive had it with McCain. Im going to throw my support to Hillary Rodham Clinton.”
Yeah, vote for the Communist, that’s the way Cunningham.
Already apologizing...and for comments HE didn’t say. Wow, white guilt goes a long way in this country.
Sure. They figure that ‘Pubs and Conservatives will have no alternative but McCain when it comes time to vote. And between now and then they will put out so much stink on Obama that they figure the “moderates” will vote for the lesser of 2 evils. How they figure moderates will see that as McCain in anyone’s guess.
“I will not tolerate anything in this campaign that denigrates either Sen. Obama or Sen. (Hillary) Clinton,’’ McCain said”
Woo hoo- Way to fire up the base.
Soon he will begging to be Hussein’s VP.
McCain needs to grow up.
I think even Hussein considers ol' Juan McAmnesty to be too much of a "maverick."
Sigh... At least I am not apologizing for my tagline, Senator ...
Mccain should have said those were Cunninghams remarks and not his and left it alone.
referring to Barak Hussein Obama
OOHHHHHH! Tough stuff. McCain, get out of wuss mode. You will lose if you don’t let independent voices attack Obama, much less surrogates.
Cunningham is a greater fool. Heard his last show on Sunday and turned it off.
Cunningham deserves credit for bringing Larry Sinclair out of the shadows. Unfortunately, McCain just wants to bring illegal aliens out of the shadows instead of those who could demonstrate Obama’s corruption.
, and calm down.
I think I’m going to vomit.
Nothing new here. McLame sticking up for his liberal Senate buddies.
Just when I think I might vote for this guy, he opens his mouth and reminds me why I shouldnt.
Exactly. Not to mention, Barack doesn’t seem to be ashamed of his middle name, Hussein, so what’s the problem with Cunningham using. Anyway, I guess this is one way to get the name “Hussein” out there.
Yes, he is and he will.
Robert E. Lee was a fierce warrior on the battlefield but he was still a gentleman off of the battlefield.
There is a difference between being a warrior and being an insulting jerk.
It takes courage to be a warrior. All it takes is a microphone and your own talk show to be an isulting jerk.
"I understand the polls show only 18 percent of the American people support my position. But I have to do what's right, what I believe is right and what my experience and knowledge and background tells me is the right thing to do in order to save this situation in Iraq ... In war, my dear friends, there's no such thing as compromise. You either win or you lose." - Sen. John McCain's reaction to the Iraq Study Group Report, 2006
In March 1968, McCain was put into solitary confinement, where he would remain for two years. In July 1968, McCain's father was named Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Command (CINCPAC), stationed in Honolulu and commander of all U.S. forces in the Vietnam theater. McCain was immediately offered a chance to return home early: the North Vietnamese wanted a worldwide propaganda coup by appearing merciful, and also wanted to show other POWs that elites like McCain were willing to be treated preferentially. McCain turned down the offer of repatriation, due to the Code of Conduct principle of "first in, first out": he would only accept the offer if every man taken in before him was released as well. McCain's refusal to be released was even remarked upon by North Vietnamese senior negotiator Le Duc Tho to U.S. envoy Averell Harriman during the ongoing Paris Peace Talks. In August of 1968, a program of vigorous torture methods began on McCain,
On Christmas Eve 1968, a church service for the POWs was staged for photographers and film cameras; McCain defied North Vietnamese instructions to be quiet, speaking out details of his treatment then shouting "Fu-u-u-u-ck you, you son of a bitch!" and giving the finger whenever a camera was pointed at him. McCain refused to meet with various anti-war peace groups coming to Hanoi, such as those led by David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, and Rennie Davis, not wanting to give either them or the North Vietnamese a propaganda victory based on his connection to his father.
McCain was finally released from captivity on March 15, 1973, having been a POW for almost an extra five years due to his refusal to accept the out-of-sequence repatriation offer.
Why is it that when Romney or Huckabee act like “gentlemen”....it’s GREAT...and When McCain does it...he’s a “loser”...
Irrational anger......McCain is a savy politicion...he’ll get Obama.......
Yes, McCain has spent decades apologizing for Republicans being racists, bigots, sexists and homophobes.
He is responsible for Dim dirty politics.
He is untrustworthy, and will cave the the leftists here and WORLDWIDE.
Just wait until he begins apologizing for the USA.
With this he’s probably lost the small amount of conservative goodwill he gained from the NYT attack story.
If the campaign didn’t want to hear Cunningham, they shouldn’t have asked him.
McCain didn’t get to be the old, mean dog that he is by lying on the track when something like the Obamarama is rolling down it. He is looking towards a cabinet position in Hussein’s administration. Democrats stick together.
What cracks me up is this is a guy who apparently never passes up a chance to say “F U” in private to his opponents, but then whines about the lack of civility in political debates.
Sorry, but McCain IS an insulting jerk to just about anyone who doesn’t agree with him, including fellow Senators who have to put up with his obscenity laced screaming retorts on the Senate floor itself.
And do McCain a favor and stop with the endless re-parading of his service in Vietnam.
I got pretty tired of hearing how Kerry served in Vietnam - and got 3 medals, don’t you know - and this is little different...
Of course McCain's service was infinitely more real than John Kerry's, but it is also telling how close the two are when Kerry himself explores the possibility of the two running together.
Larry Sinclair failed his polygraph, unfortunately.
McCain is defining himself to the American people.
I like what I see.
I hope so. But he hasn’t earned my vote yet.
Just like the Republican party will do this election cycle with RINO McCain. And now there will be even more RINOs in the future. There's no punishment, "Hell , we'll even put you on our ticket"!
Cunningham’s show was not on the local station this past Sunday night, where he replaced Drudge. I wonder what the reason for that was.
Anyway, if McCain thinks he is going to win this election by being civil, he is living in another world. If these stories are true about Obama supporters threatening Dems who are backing Hillary, then it is going to just keep getting uglier. He won’t denigrate his opponents but they will stop at nothing to destroy him.
Was there anything Cunningham said about Obama that is not true??
I have to call bull$hit on this one. During my Navy career I was a Brig Warden at one point. Stop for a second and imagine what would have happened if one of my prisoners declined to be released after three days of bread and water! Prisoners do NOT have the option of saying "No" to a release order. They could have easily put him on an airplane to a country which was not a party to the conflict.
What amazes me is that there are so many of the general public who don't think this kind of statement through....talk about naive. Maybe I shouldn't be surprised. After all, the liberals don't think there's anything wrong with homosexuality, but stop and think about the mechanics of what they're talking about.
McLaim is getting the Curly(Howard) salute from many republicans the eye poke comes at the main election..
That's kind of like saying Geraldo Rivera deserves credit for clearing up the mystery of Al Capone's safe.
Sorry I can’t be a McCain fan. Haven’t been one since the late 1990s, frankly.
Yes, he did, but there is the “rest of the story” that will continue to be coming out in the days and weeks ahead. Stay tuned. Or not.
Or FR and the blogosphere bringing out Rathergate. Time will tell. But one thing is certain, the Obamunists believe their man above reproach. It will be a hard fall for Barry when his shady past is exposed for the masses.