Skip to comments.McCAIN UNHINGED: Called Wife C-Word, Mocked Chelsea's Appearance, Threatened Grassley & Colleagues
Posted on 05/14/2018 6:37:42 AM PDT by xzins
We harken back to 2008 presidential election to decipher some facts the mainstream media refuses to report on Senate maverick John McCains unhinged behavior during his political career.
Maverick? More like Maniac.
Few in the media want to report the facts. Even McCain has refused to comment on his public relation disasters during his campaigns. The following is from a Rolling Stone profile on McCain from a reported embedded into his campaign.
The revelations are beyond disturbing and eclipse any dirt the partisan media has dug up on President Trump. Good thing there was never a President McCain.
During his 1992 campaign, at the end of a long day, McCains wife, Cindy, mussed his receding hair and needled him playfully that he was getting a little thin up there. McCain reportedly blew his top, cutting his wife down with the kind of language that had gotten him hauled into court as a high schooler: At least I dont plaster on the makeup like a trollop, you cunt. Even though the incident was witnessed by three reporters, the McCain campaign denies it took place.
McCains frequently inappropriate humor has also led many to question his self-control. In 1998, the senator told a joke about President Clintons teenage daughter at a GOP fundraiser. Why is Chelsea Clinton so ugly? McCain asked. Because her father is Janet Reno!
Over the years, John McCain has demonstrated a streak of anger so nasty that even his former flacks make no effort to spin it away. If I tried to convince you he does not have a temper, you should hang up on me and ridicule me in print, says Dan Schnur, who served as McCains press man during the 2000 campaign. Even McCain admits to an immature and unprofessional reaction to slights that is little changed from the reactions to such provocations I had as a schoolboy.
McCain is sensitive about his physical appearance, especially his height. The candidate is only five-feet-nine, making him the shortest party nominee since Michael Dukakis. On the night he was elected senator in 1986, McCain exploded after discovering that the stage setup for his victory speech was too low; television viewers saw his head bobbing at the bottom of the screen, his chin frequently cropped from view. Enraged, McCain tracked down the young Republican who had set up the podium, prodding the volunteer in the chest while screaming that he was an incompetent little shit. Jon Hinz, the director of the Arizona GOP, separated the senator from the young man, promising to get him a milk crate to stand on for his next public appearance.
In the Senate where, according to former GOP Sen. Bob Smith, McCain has very few friends his volcanic temper has repeatedly led to explosive altercations with colleagues and constituents alike. In 1992, McCain got into a heated exchange with Sen. Chuck Grassley over the fate of missing American servicemen in Vietnam. Are you calling me stupid? Grassley demanded. No, Im calling you a fucking jerk! yelled McCain. Sen. Bob Kerrey later told reporters that he feared McCain was going to head-butt Grassley and drive the cartilage in his nose into his brain. The two were separated before they came to blows. Several years later, during another debate over servicemen missing in action, an elderly mother of an MIA soldier rolled up to McCain in her wheelchair to speak to him about her sons case. According to witnesses, McCain grew enraged, raising his hand as if to strike her before pushing her wheelchair away.
McCain has called Paul Weyrich, who helped steer the Republican Party to the right, a pompous self-serving son of a bitch who possesses the attributes of a Dickensian villain. In 1999, he told Sen. Pete Domenici, the Republican chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, that only an asshole would put together a budget like this.
Last year, after barging into a bipartisan meeting on immigration legislation and attempting to seize the reins, McCain was called out by fellow GOP Sen. John Cornyn of Texas. Wait a second here, Cornyn said. Ive been sitting in here for all of these negotiations and you just parachute in here on the last day. Youre out of line. McCain exploded: Fuck you! I know more about this than anyone in the room. The incident foreshadowed McCains 11th-hour theatrics in September, when he abruptly suspended his campaign and inserted himself into the Wall Street bailout debate at the last minute, just as congressional leaders were attempting to finalize a bipartisan agreement.
At least three of McCains GOP colleagues have gone on record to say that they consider him temperamentally unsuited to be commander in chief. Smith, the former senator from New Hampshire, has said that McCains temper would place this country at risk in international affairs, and the world perhaps in danger. In my mind, it should disqualify him. Sen. Domenici of New Mexico has said he doesnt want this guy anywhere near a trigger. And Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi weighed in that the thought of his being president sends a cold chill down my spine. He is erratic. He is hotheaded.
More recently, McCains jokes have heightened tensions with Iran. The senator once cautioned that the worlds only superpower . . . should never make idle threats but that didnt stop him from rewriting the lyrics to a famous Beach Boys tune. In April 2007, when a voter at a town-hall session asked him about his policy toward Tehran, McCain responded by singing, bomb bomb bomb Iran. The loose talk was meant to incite the GOP base, but it also aggravated relations with Iran, whose foreign minister condemned McCains jokes about genocide as a testament to his disturbed state of mind and warmongering approach to foreign policy.
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His cancer is not working fast enough.
Where are all the leftist McCain lovers - DAMANDING that HE apologize???
Evidently, it’s against the law of the universe to point out that the man has brain cancer and should have stepped down long ago. Just proves he’s the power hungry despot we always thought he was
At Starbucks having coffee with homeless druggies?
Combing thru Trump’s Tweets looking for something to insult them?
Why is Chelsea Clinton so ugly? McCain asked. Because her father is Janet Reno!
Milkcrate McCain. I like it. Too bad he’s not out and about anymore to hear a crowd chant it.
How did this guy ever get the nomination? Deep state. Primary voters in the go-along mode? No other candidates to step up. Hindsight is always 20-20 but we may have dozed a bullet when he screwed up.
Webb Hubbell was upset.
He was a POW, that earn him a pass for his anger issues? Injured tortured held 5 years. But you do not elect someone like this?
Designated Loser for the Kenyanesian Usurper.
He played the part willingly to destroy the Republic.
He can’t die soon enough.
I am shocked to hear this, shocked I say.
He is popular only among democRATS and their media.
I still want to see the official list of McJuan’s accomplishments.
He mocked Chelsea?
Well, at last No Name said something I agree with.
No wonder he’s the Demonrats’ favorite Republican.
Would he have been as bad as Obama? Probably, but his Scotus picks might have been a bit better. It’s hard to get worse than Sotomayor and Kagan.
It's brain cancer. It's starving.
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