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  • Daughter: McCain 'Depressed, Down-Trodden' by State of GOP (Like father, like Daughter)

    10/27/2013 6:19:43 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 117 replies
    newsmax ^ | 10/27/13 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Sen. John McCain's daughter says the tea party revolution within the Republican Party has left him in a state of emotional distress. "I’ve never heard him this depressed other than maybe after the ‘08 election," Meghan McCain said. "He’s so depressed, so down-trodden. The way he’s talking about it, he's never seen it this bad in his 30-plus years in office." Meghan, who describes herself as a liberal Republican, said she shares his sense of despondency. "We’re both frustrated with the idea that only the hyper-conservative wing of the party is going to represent the masses,” said McCain, 29, who...
  • McCain lauds anti-Gadhafi force during Libya visit (McCain praises Obama for bypassing Congress)

    04/22/2011 3:33:24 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 22 replies
    AP ^ | 2011-04-22 | Sebastian Abbot
    (AP) BENGHAZI, Libya - U.S. Sen. John McCain, one of the strongest proponents in Congress of the American military intervention in Libya, said Friday that Libyan rebels fighting Moammar Gadhafi’s troops are his heroes. (snip) When Obama acted with limited congressional consultation, McCain - who was the 2008 Republican presidential contender running against Obama - defended the president, saying he couldn’t wait for Congress to take even a few days to debate the use of force. If he had, "there would have been nothing left to save in Benghazi," the rebels’ de-facto capital.