Skip to comments.McCain: Review Ariz. 'stand your ground' laws
Posted on 07/21/2013 7:27:04 AM PDT by mandaladon
Arizona Sen. John McCain says his home state should review its "stand-your-ground" law in the wake of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.
The Republican senator said he trusted the jury's judgment in the case, but added Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that the law "may be something that needs to be reviewed."
Does he think that applies to Arizona?
"Yes, I do and Im confident that members of the Arizona legislature will," McCain said.
He said he did not share Sen. Ted Cruz's view that President Obama's remarks on "stand-your-ground" laws represented another administration approach to gun control.
"I respect his view, but I dont frankly see the connection," McCain said of his Texas Republican colleague.
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If it was due to old age, would he tend to bend every way but right, except for on defense? Though even there, it is hard to know what is conservative or liberal anymore.
“Hes buckin for Jay Carneys job.”
I’m thinking more like Reggie Love’s
He has always been an ass. Ask anybody who knew him in the Naval Academy and the Navy. He was a hot dog who disregarded all the rules and thought he was all that because of who his father and grandfather were. He graduated at the very bottom of his class and then his entire Naval career consisted of crashing airplanes.
STFU, you evil, old, lying, traitorous man.
McCain be all eat up with the dumb ass.
You are correct that the Zimmerman case was strictly a self-defense case and had nothing to do with SYG. McCain is just a pandering old fool.
And the Republicans begin to join the choir..... /sigh
IS there no way to shut this guy up. We like our Stand-Your-Ground law just fine, and don’t come meddling in our state laws - stick to what you are knowledgeable about: Money in politics. I voted for this clown rather then the RAT candidate - but no more. Next time around his box will be blank.
What’s to review? Worked as intended.
Yep, last year when the batman movie killer shot all those people, sure would have different results if someone stood their ground during that event and blasted that jerk away before he killed and wounded so many people.
McRINO Praises Obamas Very Impressive Speech On Racism
[T]he senator also praised the remarks Obama delivered about the Zimmerman case on Friday, calling them very impressive and pledging to meet with more African American and Hispanic groups in Arizona. I need Americans to talk to their friends and neighbors, not just those on their block or in their circle of friends, he said.
"Make sure that John gets a free copy of my book."
McCain is not an Arizonan. His rich, beer heiress wife is. The only reason he shames Arizona by taking its senate seat away from an Arizonan, is because it is cheap to buy.
And once in that seat, he uses his wife’s money to destroy anyone who would challenge him. Character assassination, mudslinging, vile campaign tactics like the worst of Democrats.
Arizona will only be free of him when his contract runs out and he dissolves into a foul smelling black pool of slime.
I have read that about McCain as well. And this guy never seems to back the position of conservative Republicans on any issue anymore. Yet people like Sarah Palin and even Ted Cruz feel compelled to slobber all over McCain's butt every Veteran's Day or even his birthday for some reason. I think this only encourages McCain to continue his "up-yours" attitude toward conservatives. One person who has McCain pegged right is Rush Limbaugh, he has absolutely no respect for John McCain and ridicules his positions constantly.
Normally this wouldn’t bother me - with McCain, it’s what we’ve come to expect. The problem is that Governor Brewer is going wobbly and/or becoming senile too. Two years ago she stopped the guns on university campus bill that the legislature was set to pass. This year she sold out on Obamacare. Between the two of they could pose a threat to our basic right to defend ourselves.
I don’t NEED any special law to defend myself!!!!
I am under NO OBLIGATION TO BE A VICTIM!!!
When are all those old Arizona codgers going to vote this carbuncle out.!?! He’s downright embarrassing. Damn they must be downright daft to put up with stuff!
Get this treasonous old fool OUT!!!
And Mark Levin. Levin absolutely despises McCain and is happy to let everyone know it.
Would someone please find a way to shut up that ignorant prima donna. Why does Arizona keep electing him? He was a corrupt simpleton to begin with, and now that he is going senile he is an insufferable idiot.
“Hes done more damage to our country than he ever did to the NVA.”
In addition to crashing five aircraft and still maintaining his wings!
Please go f yourself, McLame!
Maybe you answered the question I was about to ask, which was "what has this guy got to gain by selling out at his age?"
The normally wonderful people of Arizona should feel ashamed to have this clown represent them in the Senate. He was, is and ever shall be a shill for the imbecile in the White House.
I hope McCain attacks someone and they exterminate him befor they consider changing the law!
An old, irrelevant, man trying to please his liberal rich wife.
He has to be taking payola.
He's done it before and gotten away with it, right Mr. McKeating?
McCain is a tool, he always has been but now that he’s senile he can’t hide it as well anymore.
I can’t wait for this loser to be gone. He’s in the same category as Ted Kennedy in the damage he’s done to our country.
Can I now say I told you so?
McCain will do ANYTHING to please his DemonRat Masters!!Good Boy,John,Good Boy,John,here is your bone!!!!!!!!!!!!
Yep ole Johnny’s got the right idea allright and this will give some Mess NBC talking head Lib a chance to spew something.like ‘and consider this Sheeple, even the distinguished Johnny McLain, that former Republican Presidential candidate, wants people to be road blocked in their efforts to survive a murderous attempt on their lives!...So there’ll be a lot more widows and orphans...so what?....At least nobody will feeeeel discriminated against. And I think we can all agree that’s best for America!’
“I respect his view, but I dont frankly see the connection,” McCain”
Feinting ignorance and lying through his teeth. The people
who elected this jacka$$, should be ashamed of themselves
and hide their faces in public. I wish Cruz would demand
McJacka$$ switch his party affiliation. He’s beyond RINO.
He’s just plain tard.
Drop dead Juan.
Under our Constitution, the legislature is supposed to give McCain orders, not the other way around. Stupid 17th Amendment.
“One word: Dementia”
I almost wish it were so, but it is not. Last election I observed Senator McCain closely for about an hour. He was sharp, knew what he was talking about, and at the top of his game.
The only reason that I can come up with is that he is a lifelong progressive.
Lets start a poll.. How long before McNut jumps to the DemoRat party.. My bet is the moment we win back the Senate by a single vote..
I voted for the other guy ... and will again next senate election. Same with the Flake
McCain should NEVER have been put in charge of anything.
That whole “vote for me,I’m a war hero” is such a load of crap.
A lousy flier who got shot down while disobeying mission instructions,and had already crashed a couple planes, isn’t someone proven to idolize.
It would be better if Arizona reviewed its choices for the U.S. Senate.
Why? SYG wasn't in play in the Florida case, so how is that case supposed to provide any new information for anyone to use in reviewing SYG laws? And furthermore, if SYG had been in play, it's still right, so what's to review?
The AZ state legislature should send him a stinging letter of rebuke and tell him to mind his own business.
It cost him $20 a vote to win the '10 primary (Money contributed by conservatives willing to take even him over Obama, and which he then sat on and threw the election. Ass.)
I doubt he'll run for reelection anyway. In 2016 he'll be 80, plus like I said it cost him a fortune to win this time.
McCain the Manchurian candidate.
LOL,Yeah, that would be better for us, anyway..
“In addition to crashing five aircraft and still maintaining his wings!”
A privilege of affirmative action beneficiaries and flag officers’ children..... Anybody else would have been toast.
What stands out for me, more than his sheer idiocy, is his apparent disdain for Ted Cruz. Could he be anymore obvious in his resistance to what is right for this country?!
This inner party bickering by mc cain, graham, mc connell and all the puppies who trail boehner, is so destructive and I’m sick to death of it. Oh yea, I forgot, we are the coo coo birds or something like that. What a drag these guys are on our side.
The McCain family, including his direct ancestor, were slaveholders. He said he was unaware of this until his 2000 campaign.