Skip to comments.After Tucson, a thaw between Obama and McCain? (McCain reaches across the aisle to Zero)
Posted on 01/18/2011 9:17:54 AM PST by rabscuttle385
Could the long-icy relationship between President Obama and his 2008 presidential opponent, Sen. John McCain, be thawing?
McCain (R-Ariz.) took a significant step toward reconciling with the president in a graceful op-ed in Sunday's Washington Post. If that article marks a genuine fresh beginning, it would be one positive thing to come out of the horrific shooting spree in Tucson eight days ago.
McCain and Obama will never be comrades in arms. They have too much history, too much mutual ill will and too many philosophical differences for that. In the two years since McCain went down in defeat against Obama, the tension between them has been evident in almost every public setting in which they've appeared.
But in praising the president's speech at Wednesday's memorial service in Tucson, McCain has reached out to Obama with an open hand. Not since his gracious concession speech on the night of the election has McCain spoken so generously of his rival.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...
White House coordinated attacks on TEA Party after AZ shooting according to the Spectator.
POLITICAL LOCK AND LOAD
For more than a week, the White House, several political appointees inside the Department of Justice, and former Obama campaign staffers associated with Organizing for America have been coordinating on how President Barack Obama’s administration can capitalize on the Tucson shooting tragedy and the attack on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.).
In that picture, “the One” is saying to John, “I WON”.
McCain has been in Obama’s pocket since the 2008 debates.
McCain gives Obama a reach-around.
Please go away, McCain. You were held prisoner by Communists, now you are capitulating to a Communist President.
“After re-election, Faux Conservative Comrade Juan McNuts returns to his RINO roots.”
And he'll pull back a bloody stump.
And McCain won’t even bother asking Obama for a ‘reach-around’.
Retire, john, you loser RINO. Retire immediately.
One thing about McCain,he never fails to disappoint.
Double reacharounds? What’s he doing down there anyway?
Damn Juan, at least make 'em take you to dinner and a movie before giving it up so easy!
Are we gonna let the SOBs at the WaPo select our standard bearers? Haal no!
Major chunk hurl alert.
McCain has to be one of the smarmiest politicians I have seen in my lifetime.
Asked if he supported the 700 billion dollar bailout, his answer was 'whatever'.
He could not have done worse if he was trying to throw it.
Which I call an open question.
Yea, right after he stabbed his running mate in the back after a meeting with mac daddy.
Act like a RINO
Senate 50-50 - become a (D) but “Jumping Jim” beat him to it.
Act RINO - write bills with Kennedy and Feingold
Need to get reelected - move to the right, act tough
2010 Election over - back to RINO
It's actually quite predictable - what's next, Amnesty?
MaObama’s right, WE LOST!
Who are they kidding — McCain pretty much campaigned FOR Hussein in 2008.
“It’s actually quite predictable - what’s next, Amnesty?”
He’s already said that it’s time to address “Comprehensive Immigration Reform” after the Dream Act vote.
He couldn’t support the Dream Act because it only gave amnesty to 2 million illegals, not all 20-30 million of them.
According to the polls, the only Democrat who might have beaten McCain in 2010 was Governor Napolitano — who, instead of running against McCain, ended up in the Cabinet. WHAT a coincidence.
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