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  • Meghan McCain: No more Sarah Palin

    07/29/2014 7:11:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 72 replies
    The Politico ^ | July 29, 2014 | Kendall Breitman
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Meghan McCain won’t be tuning into the Sarah Palin Channel any time soon. “I am not going to subscribe to Sarah Palin’s $9.95 per month,” McCain said on Monday during her Pivot show TakePart Live. “I got all the Sarah Palin I need for one lifetime.” Palin, the 2008 running mate of McCain’s father Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), announced Sunday that she will be starting her own Internet television news channel, the Sarah Palin Channel. “This is a news channel that really is a lot more than news,” Palin said in a video posted to Facebook on Sunday. “This is...
  • Meghan McCain Guest-Hosting ‘The View’ Next Week Amid Talk of Her Joining Panel

    07/10/2014 8:55:08 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 26 replies
    The wrap ^ | 7/10 | molloy
    McCain, co-host of Pivot's “Take Back Live,” has been named as a potential “View” panelist Meghan McCain will guest-host on “The View” next week amid talk of her joining the show's panel full-time, a person familiar with the situation told TheWrap.
  • Meghan McCain Joins GLAAD’s National Board of Directors

    06/23/2014 7:42:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    Edge on the Net ^ | June 2, 2014
    GLAAD today announced that Republican political commentator, author, and TV personality Meghan McCain; Executive Vice President, Commercial Services at Hilton Worldwide Jeff Diskin; Harvard Law School professor and venture capitalist with August Capital, David Hornik; and Managing Director at Opportunities for Women, Linda Riley will join the organization’s National Board of Directors. As the daughter of U.S. Senator John McCain, Meghan McCain was propelled into the national spotlight at an early age, involved in everything from community events to national conventions. A powerful role model for young women and Republicans alike, she passionately discusses women’s issues, social issues, and marriage...
  • NBC Paid Chelsea Clinton $600,000 to Do Nothing, Basically

    06/14/2014 7:12:17 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 44 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 6/13/14 | Joe Coscarelli
    Former first child (now with child) Chelsea Clinton had a $600,000 annual contract at NBC News, Politico reports, where she served as a "special correspondent" and was deemed to be mostly useless, if not "one of the most boring people of her era." That deal is over now, but Clinton is still being paid by the network (which has also hired Luke Russert, Meghan McCain, and Jenna Bush ... ) on a month-to-month basis, with complicating factors including her pregnancy and the good odds her mother is running for president. -snip- That work included little of note, either journalistically or...
  • Cindy, Meghan McCain Shred Gwyneth Paltrow for Comparing Online Haters to War

    05/31/2014 8:55:16 AM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 30 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 05-29-2014 | Josh Feldman
    Gwyneth Paltrow recently said that dealing with internet trolls and online haters is an experience similar to what soldiers go through in wartime. Right. Yeah. Well, Cindy McCain, whose husband kind of knows what war is actually like, fired back on Twitter today, and her daughter Meghan McCain also joined the pile-on for Paltrow’s ridiculous comparison. Paltrow said at the Code Conference this week, “You come across [online comments] about yourself and about your friends, and it’s a very dehumanizing thing. It’s almost like how, in war, you go through this bloody, dehumanizing thing, and then something is defined out...
  • Jesus Christ couldn't have saved John McCain's presidential bid, says daughter

    05/24/2014 1:19:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    Christian Today ^ | May 24, 2014 | Cath Martin
    The daughter of John McCain has said her father could have had Jesus Christ as his running mate and still not won the 2008 US presidential election. McCain chose Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate, a move which many blamed for his eventual defeat against Barack Obama. But Meghan McCain told Larry King in an interview for his PoltiKING show that this is not the reason why her father lost the election. "I think my father could have had Jesus Christ as his running mate and it wouldn't have mattered in '07. I truly believe that," she said....
  • Meghan McCain: ‘I hate Karl Rove’

    05/23/2014 12:28:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 68 replies
    politico ^ | 5/23/14 | KENDALL BREITMAN
    Meghan McCain was sharply critical of Karl Rove during an interview with Larry King, going so far as to say she hates him and that he needs to apologize to her family. The daughter of the 2008 Republican presidential nominee showed no love for the political commentator and said he is no longer a relevant political figure, according to a transcript of the interview from Ora.TV’s “PoliticKING with Larry King” that will air on Thursday night. “I hate Karl Rove and I think he still needs to apologize to my family, which he has not done, for things that happened...

    05/22/2014 10:16:03 PM PDT · by kingattax · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 22 May 2014
    VIDEO AT LINKOn Ora.TV's "Politicking" on Wednesday, host Larry King asked Meghan McCain if her father, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), made a mistake in picking former Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) for his running mate in the 2008 presidential elections against then-Sen Barack Obama (D-IL). "No I don't believe so," she replied. "My father could have had Jesus Christ as his running mate and it wouldn't have mattered."
  • 'My father could've had Jesus as running mate' & he would've lost the presidency, Meghan McCain says

    05/22/2014 9:42:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | May 22, 2014 | Francesca Chambers
    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin isn't to blame for the GOP's loss in the 2008 presidential election, Meghan McCain, daughter of 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain, says. McCain told talk show host Larry King in an interview for his PoltiKING show that not even the Son of God could have saved her dad's campaign. 'I think my father could have had Jesus Christ as his running mate and it wouldn't have mattered in '07. I truly believe that,' she said. McCain wrote in her 2010 book Dirty Sexy Politics that Palin added 'drama, stress, complications, panic and loads of...
  • Meghan McCain Says Washington Doesn’t Get Millennials

    05/09/2014 8:07:21 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 44 replies
    Time ^ | 05-03-2014 | Maya Rhodan
    “Washington is getting so many things wrong about young people,” McCain, the host of an upcoming TV series on politics for cable channel Pivot, told TIME at the Time/People pre-White House Correspondents’ Dinner cocktail party on Friday. The district, she said, needs to start paying more attention to the demographic. Youngsters can be socially liberal and fiscally conservative, she said, but politicians such as her father, former Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R—Ariz)—can’t seem to fully grasp that. “Washington is not having a nuanced conversation about young people,” McCain says. But the host of the new late-night series hopes...
  • Meghan McCain: Bush's 'act of love' immigration comments likely mean he's running for president

    04/28/2014 10:58:55 AM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 37 replies
    KTAR ^ | 04-08-2014 |
    Meghan McCain, daughter of former Republican presidential candidate and Arizona senator John McCain, was asked by KTAR's Mac & Gaydos Tuesday if she agreed with Bush's viewpoint. McCain didn't quite go that far, but she offered up some interesting insight as to what they might mean in regards to a possible run at the presidency. "I understand what he's saying meaning that America is this shining beacon at the top of the hill as Ronald Reagan once said," McCain told KTAR. "I think everyone wants to be an American if you can be, especially if you come from a place...
  • After Cancellation of Reality Show, Meghan McCain to Host News Talk Show

    01/14/2014 6:57:52 PM PST · by dynachrome · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-12-14 | Warner Todd Huston
    After only one short season, Senator John McCain's daughter Meghan saw the cancellation of her reality show, Raising McCain. However, on the heels of that cancellation, the Pivot Network has now announced that McCain will host a midnight political talk show. McCain's reality show debuted in September but apparently is already done. Despite the personal appeal of its star to liberals, Raising McCain was widely panned by reviewers. In fact, it was mocked outright. The show was said to be plumbing "new depths of irritation" and was a "caricature of youth political engagement." One reviewer even pointedly said that the...
  • McCain: Tons of people want me to run for president again (yeah, okay)

    11/11/2013 6:58:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 11, 2013 | Vince Coglianese, managing editor
    John McCain is apparently fielding a “spate of e-mails and letters and phone calls” from people who want him to run for president again. But, the Republican senator from Arizona told the Arizona Republic that he’s not really considering another run for the White House: “‘Particularly since the shutdown, I’ve had a spate of e-mails and letters and phone calls saying, ‘Run for president again,” McCain told The Arizona Republic. ‘As you know, I’m seriously thinking about running for re-election to the Senate. But I think, in the words of the late Morris K. Udall, as far as my presidential...
  • McCain: People want me to run for president again

    11/11/2013 9:49:51 AM PST · by Bigtigermike · 154 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Monday November 11, 2013
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said over the weekend that he's getting lots of pressure to run for president again, but that "it's not on my radar." McCain said previously that he's considering running for reelection when his Senate seat is up in 2016, when he will be 80 years old.
  • Meghan McCain: Some say ‘I’m the second coming’ of Republicanism

    11/06/2013 12:51:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 29, 2013 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    <p>Meghan McCain said she’s already defied the odds by not disappearing from the public stage after her father’s failed 2008 presidential campaign, and that part of the reason is some regard her as the new face of the Republican Party.</p>
  • Meghan McCain says tea party has dad ‘depressed’ and ‘frustrated’

    10/25/2013 7:46:29 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 120 replies
    BIZPAC Review ^ | 10/25/2013
    Sen. John McCain’s daughter says her dad is “depressed” and “frustrated” with the tea party faction of the Republican Party, which she called “the hyper-conservative wing.” A state of mind many in the tea party can relate to in their radical pursuit of a more fiscally responsible, limited federal government. “We’re both frustrated with the idea that only the hyper-conservative wing of the party is going to represent the masses,” Meghan McCain said during an interview with ABC and Yahoo News. Ms. McCain, who has her own reality show “Raising McCain,” said the last time her father was so depressed...
  • Meghan McCain dishes about her 'pain in the ass' dad (get your barf bag out!)

    10/25/2013 5:08:53 PM PDT · by upbeat5 · 32 replies
    ABC News via Yahoo ^ | October 25, 2013 | Rick Klein
    Sen. John McCain says his daughter Meghan can be a “giant pain in the ass.” But the 29-year-old daughter of the Arizona Republican is laughing off her father’s comment, which he makes in jest during an interview with Meghan in an upcoming episode of her new reality show, “Raising McCain.” “I feel like McCains are pains in the asses!” McCain told “Top Line.” McCain, who first rose to prominence by keeping a blog during her father’s 2008 presidential campaign, said that she and her father are both working through a shared frustration with the current state of the GOP. “We’re...
  • Meghan McCain: ‘We’re not all crazy rednecks’

    09/09/2013 8:19:19 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 69 replies ^ | 9/9/13 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Meghan McCain said she respects the Republican Party, but wants to make clear: Some GOPers are crazy rednecks. She’s just not one of them. In an interview with Politico, she also tried to make clear that she’s not a voice for young Republicans. “I don’t espouse myself to be the voice of young Republicans at all
  • Meghan McCain gets own show on new TV network

    07/26/2013 5:30:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    WIS-TV / The Associated Press ^ | July 26, 2013 | Beth Harris
    Meghan McCain is getting her own show on a new TV network targeting the generation of Americans known as millennials. "Raising McCain" will debut on Pivot, a general entertainment network that launches Aug. 1. It's described as a documentary-talk series for viewers ages 15 to 34. McCain will star and serve as executive producer. The 28-year-old author and blogger told the Television Critics Association on Friday that the show lets her "be crazy, be myself and talk about issues."(continued)
  • Meghan McCain vs. Iowahawk: Dare to take a guess?

    05/08/2013 10:15:15 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 29 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 8, 2013 | Jim Treacher
    More at the link!
  • Meghan McCain: ‘Any Republican who voted for Sanford but is against gay marriage is a hypocrite'

    05/07/2013 8:16:22 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 86 replies
    Meghan McCain: ‘Any Republican who voted for Sanford but is against gay marriage is a hypocrite’; Update: Does McCain consider her dad a hypocrite? Any republican that voted for Mark Sanford in South Carolina but is against gay marriage is an unbelievable hypocrite.— Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) May 8, 2013 We’re not sure we follow the logic here.
  • Coulter Jokes on Gun Deaths: 'Start With Meghan McCain'

    04/11/2013 10:33:59 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 71 replies
    Newser ^ | 04/11/2013 | By Evann Gastaldo
    McCains really aren't amused by 'despicable' joke (Newser) – There's no love lost between Ann Coulter and Meghan McCain, but this may be their biggest spat yet. It all started with Coulter's latest column, which focused on gun control, Mediaite reports. Coulter wrote: "MSNBC’s Martin Bashir suggested that Republican senators need to have a member of their families killed for them to support the Democrats’ gun proposals. (Let’s start with Meghan McCain!)" Needless to say, this did not sit well with the McCain family. "My father is a very famous politician. My family gets a lot of threats. Joking...
  • Meghan McCain to Get 'Docu-Talk' TV Show

    03/27/2013 9:17:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    US News and World Report's Washington Whispers ^ | March 27, 2013 | Jason Koebler
    Meghan McCain is getting a TV show. The MSNBC contributor and daughter of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., announced on Twitter Wednesday that "Raising McCain," a "genre-busting docu-talk series" will premiere sometime this summer on Pivot, a newly-launched cable network. Meghan McCain âś” @MeghanMcCain I am SO EXCITED to announce my first series "Raising McCain" will premiere this summer on Participant's new cable network PIVOT!!! 5:49 PM - 27 Mar 13 34 Retweets 41 favorites According to Deadline, Pivot will launch on Aug. 1 and will have more than 300 hours of original programming during its first year. According to the...
  • Megan McCain - "Big news announced tomorrow"

    03/26/2013 5:33:49 PM PDT · by HawkHogan · 63 replies
    Twitter ^ | 3/26/13 | Twitter
    ‏@MeghanMcCain:Big news being announced tomorrow... stay tuned. I was browsing around Twitter tonight, and noticed this Tweet in some of the same sex marriage hashtags. I'm wagering that her dad will announce his support for same sex marriage tomorrow. Will anyone be surprised?
  • Don't Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out, Meghan

    11/17/2012 4:12:04 PM PST · by ColdOne · 53 replies ^ | 11/17/12 | John Nolte
    In yet another Daily Beast column that trains her fire on the Right, Meghan McCain hits Republicans with yet another set of MSNBC talking points that she swears are only for our own good. But this time she's making threats: "If I don’t see some changes in the next four years, I’m going to consider registering as an Independent in 2016." Oh, no. Not that.
  • Science Reporting No Different Than Activists' Own Hype

    11/03/2012 5:56:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | November 3, 2012 | Lisa De Pasquale
    Following Hurricane Sandy’s massive devastation across the northeast, many were quick to tie it to “climate change” (you know, what “global warming” and the “new ice age” used to be.). In a blog post on Tuesday, former Vice President Al Gore wrote “Hurricane Sandy is a disturbing sign of things to come. We must heed this warning and act quickly to solve the climate crisis. Dirty energy makes dirty weather.” Meghan McCain sarcastically weighed in on Twitter, “So are we still going to go with climate change not being real fellow republicans?” As his city struggles in the Sandy aftermath,...
  • Meghan McCain on pot, Axe[lrod] on Obama: The dumbest political quotes of the week

    06/16/2012 10:33:59 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 13 replies
    The Daily Caller via Yahoo! ^ | 6/16/12 | Taylor Bigler
    Meghan McCain is a gift that keeps on giving. When the daughter of Sen. John McCain—and erstwhile pot smoker—went on “The Tonight Show” Tuesday to hawk her new book, “America You Sexy Bitch,” she said that her positive experience with cannabis convinced her that she should publicly come out in favor of legalizing the herb. -snip- Joy Behar must not be familiar with the maxim, “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” During a Tuesday interview with Mediaite, the soon-to-be Current TV talk show host shared her strong opposition to GOP presidential candidate Mitt...
  • Meghan McCain Says Yes to Legalizing Marijuana

    06/12/2012 8:25:41 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 110 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Jun 11, 2012
    In the new book, America, You Sexy Bitch: A Love Letter to Freedom, Daily Beast columnist Meghan McCain and comedian Michael Ian Black take a road trip across America and write about their experiences. The excerpt below is from their visit to New Orleans, and what happens after Meghan and Michael light up. Meghan McCain: -SNIP- Let me put it right out there. Yes, I have smoked marijuana a few times in the past. The first time was on a trip to Amsterdam in college and I was surprised by how mild of an experience marijuana was (and in my...
  • Meghan McCain Looks For Fight, Finds Many, Now Wants Sympathy?

    05/29/2012 11:29:07 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 44 replies
    mediaite ^ | May 25th, 2012 | Noah Rothman
    MSNBC contributor Meghan McCain appeared on Rev. Al Sharpton’s program on Thursday, where she said that the Republican party treats her like a “freak” and a “mutant” simply because she holds some moderate views on divisive social issues. McCain has often made herself out to be a victim of close-minded conservatives who simply reject her for her less-than-dogmatic policy preferences. But McCain forgets that she has made a career of being a contrarian – her vehicle for getting air time consists almost entirely of starting fights with Republican pundits and lawmakers. (snip) McCain wonders why she draws the ire of...
  • Meghan McCain trashes Breitbart [on Al Sharpton show] just 3 months after death

    05/25/2012 11:30:25 AM PDT · by kevcol · 45 replies ^ | May 25, 2012 | Meredith Jessup
    Meghan McCain continued her usual class act Thursday, appearing on Al Sharpton’s “Politics Nation” to whine about how conservatives have ostracized her from the Republican Party for her “moderate” views. “Many people in the Republican Party treat me like I’m a freak,” McCain said, adding that she was “blessed” to be a moderate. But, she said, “if you’re not an extreme conservative in this party, you are not given respect.” A personal note to Meghan McCain: Your political views are not the reason why people don’t respect you. Miss McCain went on to criticize popular conservatives, including author Michelle Malkin...
  • Meghan McCain lashes out at Michelle Malkin in support of Sandra Fluke

    05/09/2012 4:22:32 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 64 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 05/01/2012 | Jeff Poor
    On Rev. Al Sharpton’s “Politics Nation” on MSNBC, contributor Meghan McCain, daughter of Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain, lashed out at commentator Michelle Malkin following Malkin’s reaction to Meghan McCain tweeting out a photo of her and self-described contraception activist Sandra Fluke at a party after the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, D.C. McCain described her conversation with Fluke as cordial and explained how she related to what Fluke was experiencing after Rush Limbaugh called Fluke “a prostitute” and “a slut.” “I met Sandra Fluke at the MSNBC party in D.C. over the weekend,” she said. “And I just...
  • Supposed 'Anti-Bully' Meghan McCain Silent on Savage

    05/03/2012 12:08:11 PM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 13 replies
    Breitbart: Big Journalism ^ | 05/03/2012 | Harold Hutchison
    Meghan McCain, aka the McCain Blogette, has gone after Michelle Malkin; Malkin had commented on McCain’s support for professional activist Sandra Fluke. McCain said that she was standing up for Fluke speaking out despite being personally attacked. However, Ms. McCain has been less than consistent when it comes to standing up for those who have been attacked for speaking out. The often outspoken Ms. McCain didn’t speak out on Twitter to call out Dan Savage in the wake of some of his vicious comments on Christianity and the Bible, or his past cyber-bullying of Rick Santorum and Rick Warren. She...
  • 'I love sex and I love men... I'm from a family of whiskey drinkers': John McCain's daughter

    03/16/2012 1:44:33 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 81 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | March 15, 2012 | Meghan Keneally
    A spread in Playboy is a well-tested move for rebellious political spawn. And while former Republican presidential candidate John McCain’s daughter Meghan chose to keep her clothes during her interview with the lad mag this month, she was certainly open to talking about her sexual preferences. ‘I’m not a lesbian, if that’s what you’re asking. I’d be the first person to tell the world I was gay. I’m not private about anything. I think you should live how you should live. But I’m strictly dickly. I can’t help it. I love sex and I love men,’ she told Playboy. The...
  • 'I Love Sex and I Love Men... I'm From A Family of Whiskey Drinkers': John McCain's Daughter...

    03/15/2012 9:40:03 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 83 replies · 2+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | March 15, 2012 | MEGHAN KENEALLY
    <p>A spread in Playboy is a well-tested move for rebellious political spawn. And while former Republican presidential candidate John McCain’s daughter Meghan chose to keep her clothes during her interview with the lad mag this month, she was certainly open to talking about her sexual preferences.</p>
  • Meghan McCain’s, Like, Totally Bestest Presidents Ever, ‘n’ Stuff!

    03/05/2012 9:38:20 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Media Bistro's Fishbowl DC ^ | February 21, 2012 | Piranhamous
    If you ever wonder what MSNBC Contributor and Daily Beast columnist Meghan McCain thinks about anything, and care about the answer, you are alone and should find the nearest bridge. If you, like me, read her blog to see just how far someone with no talent can go in this country (as long as they have rich, famous and powerful parents to milk), then read on. I can’t say Meghan “isn’t the sharpest knife in the drawer” because she’s, at best, a spoon. Even the butter knife reads her stuff, or hears her talk and thinks, “Oh, dear God.” Yesterday,...
  • Meghan McCain Slams HBO's "Game Change" and Tom Hanks

    03/03/2012 7:51:20 PM PST · by ak267 · 23 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 3/3/2012 | Meghan McCain
    HBO's 'Game Change' won't be broadcast till March 10, but Meghan McCain has seen the clips and isn't happy. Here she vents about the film, Tom Hanks, and shares a bit of gossip.
  • McCain: Gingrich is 'dangerous' candidate

    01/27/2012 12:05:03 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    KTAR-FM ^ | January 24, 2012
    Newt Gingrich may have pulled out a shock victory in South Carolina, but he has yet to win the heart of one political analyst. "Newt Gingrich is dangerous on many levels," Meghan McCain told News/Talk 92.3 KTAR's Mac & Gaydos. The Republican daughter of Arizona Sen. John McCain said that Gingrich uses techniques that make the younger McCain dislike politics, including race-baiting. McCain even went so far as to say that, if the election came down to Obama versus Gingrich, she would likely turn to a third-party candidate. "I can't vote for Newt Gingrich," she said. With McCain crossing her...
  • Meghan McCain: Ronald Reagan ‘Would Be Called a Dirty Moderate Like Me’

    01/12/2012 9:27:16 PM PST · by Lazlo in PA · 54 replies · 3+ views
    The Blaze ^ | 01-12-12 | Tiffany Gabbay
    Meghan McCain, MSNBC’s newest contributor with a growing laundry list of outlandish comments to her credit, appeared as on Wednesday’s Tonight Show. During the broadcast, the quirky McCain compared herself to conservative icon President Ronald Reagan, asserting that if he were in the presidential race today, “he would be called a dirty moderate like me, unfortunately.” McCain, who identifies herself as a “big proponent” of same-sex marriage, said that her views have isolated her in Republican circles. “People don’t think I’m Republican enough because I’m a big advocate of marriage equality in this country. But I’m very proud to do...
  • Video: Meghan Mccain Compares Herself to [Ronald] Reagan (Barf alert!!)

    01/12/2012 8:03:07 PM PST · by Justaham · 27 replies · 2+ views
    "You know, I just — it’s one of the reasons why love being in politics. I just think this is my generation’s civil rights issue... I think if Ronald Reagan were running today, he would be called a dirty moderate like me, unfortunately."
  • NBC News’ Meghan McCain: Obamas Deserve Small ‘Emoticon Of Privacy’

    01/09/2012 4:18:15 PM PST · by Lazlo in PA · 44 replies · 1+ views
    Breitbart TV ^ | 01-09-12 | Breitbart TV
    We are pretty sure she meant "modicum." With this kind of analysis, Ms. McCain might be getting her own show right after Al Sharpton's. (Video at Link)
  • Meghan McCain Predicts ‘Bedlam And Hysteria’ If Santorum Becomes The Nominee

    01/05/2012 10:36:28 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    Mediaite ^ | January 4, 2012 | James Crugnale
    On Wednesday’s edition of Now with Alex Wagner, the eponymous host asked MSNBC commentator Meghan McCain if her party was in crisis. McCain trashed the Iowa caucus and dreaded the rise of surging Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum. “My father did not become the nominee having anything to do with the Iowa caucus. I find it completely irrelevant. If Rick Santorum becomes the nominee of this party, I mean, it is going to be bedlam and hysteria like you have never seen.” With her over-the-top prognostication for the pending apocalypse in that scenario, McCain appeared to be channeling Bill Murray...
  • Meghan McCain: ‘Would Be, Like, Slitting My Wrists’ If Dad Had Endorsed ‘Moron’ Santorum

    01/05/2012 10:15:34 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Mediaite ^ | January 5, 2012 | Frances Martel
    Meghan McCain is a person who gets paid to think and say intelligent things about politics on cable news. The daughter of Sen. John McCain, who before joining MSNBC was famous for tweeting a provocative photo of her breasts, joined Lawrence O’Donnell last night to discuss her father’s endorsement of Mitt Romney. Other than stating the obvious about Romney (“[his sons] are just perfect and beautiful”) she took the time to call someone else a “moron”– namely, Rick Santorum who, had Sen. McCain endorsed him, “I mean, I’d be, like, slitting my wrists” over it. RELATED: Meghan McCain Predicts ‘Bedlam...
  • Meghan McCain Isn’t 'Dumb' to Worry About Rick Santorum

    01/04/2012 3:37:41 PM PST · by God'sgrrl · 39 replies
    The Stir ^ | 1/4/12 | Maressa Brown
    Anyone who has watched the news today and has a good head on their shoulders is probably still befuddled by Rick Santorum's almost-win in Iowa (eight votes shy of Mitt Romney) last night. The Pennsylvania Senator may be passionate about his beliefs, but those beliefs are so counter to what most Americans believe that it's absolutely terrifying to think of him within even 10,000 votes of the GOP nomination. Maybe he's gotten some kind of ego-boost from this close call in the Midwest -- shudder -- but I'm not freaking out quite yet. Read on...
  • From her glass house, Meghan throws rocks at Newt

    12/21/2011 11:35:28 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Charleston Daily Mail ^ | December 21, 2011 | Don Surber
    John McCain has to be the biggest ingrate in Washington, which is not a town noted for its gratitude. As House Republicans valiantly try to brings some semblance of fiscal sanity to the federal budget there is the 2008 Republican presidential nominee carrying water for the Democratic Party and splashing it in Republican faces. His daughter, Meghan, is a chip off her father’s block. More on that further down. John McCain made another appearance on CNN, this time to discuss House Republican action on tax cuts, and said: “It is harming the Republican Party. It is harming the view, if...
  • Meghan McCain Rips Gingrich's Wife For Being A 'Mistress'... As Adultery Website Endorses Newt

    12/20/2011 8:43:31 PM PST · by Steelfish · 67 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | December 21, 2011 | THOMAS DURANTE
    Meghan McCain Rips Gingrich's Wife For Being A 'Mistress'... As Adultery Website Endorses Newt By THOMAS DURANTE 21st December 2011 As questions about Newt Gingrich's past infidelity have hit him in the polls, one GOP mouthpiece warns his current wife may cost him the presidency. Fightin' words: Meghan McCain, the daughter of Sen John McCain and MSNBC correspondent, targeted Callista Gingrich in a bizarre attack Meghan McCain, the daughter of Sen John McCain, a blogger and MSNBC correspondent, targeted Callista Gingrich in a bizarre attack today. Callista is Mr Gingrich’s third wife, and it has been revealed that she and...
  • Meghan McCain: Michele Bachmann is ‘More Smarter’ Than Sarah Palin

    12/01/2011 6:45:47 PM PST · by Lazlo in PA · 60 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 12-01-11 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    Newly-minted MSNBC contributor Meghan McCain declared Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann “the thinking man’s Sarah Palin” after conducting her first official interview for the network with the Minnesota congresswoman. “I famously said a statement earlier where I said that Michele Bachmann was the poor man’s Sarah Palin, and after meeting this woman I am completely wrong,“ McCain said Thursday on ”Now With Alex Wagner.“ ”This is the thinking man’s Sarah Palin.” “I didn’t know what to expect and I’m a person who has been around politicians my entire life,” she added about meeting Bachmann. “I connected with this woman and...
  • Meghan McCain: Bachmann is ‘just more smarter’ than Palin

    12/01/2011 6:00:51 PM PST · by Nachum · 54 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/1/11 | Vince Coglianese -
    MSNBC contributor Meghan McCain was asked Thursday to compare Minnesota Rep. Michelle Bachmann to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin during an appearance on the network. “What does she have that Sarah Palin doesn’t, didn’t?” asked Richard Wolffe, a fellow contributor. “I think she’s… this is going to get me in trouble, but I actually think she’s just more smarter,” explained McCain. “I think that she’s more um, you know, on foreign policy, I mean I just think all the things she’s done, the debates, I’ve been very impressed,” continued McCain, “and I just think she’s older and more established, and...
  • Meghan McCain Is Still Talking About Sarah Palin

    12/02/2011 9:59:48 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Andrew Breitbart's Big Journalism ^ | December 2, 2011 | P.J. Salvatore
    Oh my. “I famously said a statement earlier where I said Michele Bachmann was the poor man’s Sarah Palin. I am completely wrong. This is the thinking man’s Sarah Palin.” (VIDEO AT LINK) Yes, Meghan McCain “said a statement” earlier which was given prominence by the position of her father’s coattails. ” … and on her foreign policy things there are things that I agreed with, I just don’t understand why this woman that I met with yesterday hasn’t been coming across.” I’m glad that Meghan McCain agrees with some of Bachmann’s “foreign policy things.” MEGHAN MCCAIN: “For me as...
  • Meghan McCain: Bachmann is More Smarter Than Palin

    12/02/2011 12:48:17 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    Townhall's The Tipsheet ^ | December 2, 2011 | Katie Pavlich, News Editor
    Like, totally I know I called Michele Bachmann a 'poor man's Sarah Palin' one time, but like, I've totally changed my mind: “I famously said a statement earlier where I said that Michele Bachmann was the poor man’s Sarah Palin, and after meeting this woman I am completely wrong,“ McCain said Thursday on ”Now With Alex Wagner.“ ”This is the thinking man’s Sarah Palin.” “I didn’t know what to expect and I’m a person who has been around politicians my entire life,” she added about meeting Bachmann. “I connected with this woman and I thought, this is what she should...
  • Web Exclusive: What Else Michele Bachmann Told Meghan McCain

    12/01/2011 5:51:46 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    MSNBC's NOW With Alex Wagner ^ | December 1, 2011 | DaxTejera
    (VIDEO AT LINK) Albums on her iPod, debate rituals, and the secret sauce to Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign. Meghan McCain joined Alex on NOW today to discuss her interview with the Minnesota Congresswoman—who touched on topics she doesn’t often discuss.....