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Sen. John McCain, position-switcher extraordinaire

I had an idea once. It was awful. To understand the Republican position on Cuba all you need to know is that whatever Obama does is wrong. That's all. Sen. John McCain, please demonstrate. Yesterday, for example, McCain issued a joint press statement with Sen. Show More Summary

John McCain and Congress helping mining company steal ancestral, ceremonial Apache land

Apache Leap an area that would be included in the Copper mining land grab that Sen McCain snuck into the recent defense bill. On December 4, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Hidden in the defense bill was...Show More Summary

McCain wants Lieberman as defense secretary, because of course he does

Too perfect: Apparently the White House asked Sen. John McCain, in his capacity as incoming chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee, who he'd suggest to replace Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense. “I said Lieberman,” McCain told our colleague Steven Ginsberg as he got off the Amtrak Acela from Washington to New York. Show More Summary

John McCain joins Republican demands for an Ebola 'czar'

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Operation Steadfast Backflip Sen. John McCain was on the Sunday news programs this weekend because OF COURSE HE WAS; this time it was to talk about Ebola and to engage that most time-honored of Republican talking point gymnastics, the backwards 180-degree flip with righthand trunk spin. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: National Republicans abandon the Michigan Senate race

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Republican Terri Lynn Land with John McCain Leading Off: • MI-Sen: Despite the way the cycle's shaped up, the first Senate campaign committee to cry "Uncle!" is actually the NRSC. Republicans are cutting an $850,000 TV ad reservation for the final two weeks of the election in Michigan, where they'd been trying to help Terri Lynn Land. Show More Summary

Republicans are on the news more because why, now?

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Yes, conservative lawmakers appear more often on your teevee than liberal ones do. And yes, this is good news for John McCain! Senators and representatives from the conservative end of the ideological spectrum have made 57 percent of...Show More Summary

Lindsey Graham agrees with John McCain even more than McCain does

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

If only John McCan were as agreeable as Lindsey Graham Behold Sen. John McCain, bellyaching about President Obama saying that he will not use ground forces to attack ISIS: Why does the president insist on continuing to tell the enemy...Show More Summary

Media ignores minimum wage, assumes voters are doing the same

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The media may love Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham, but that doesn't mean voters agree with them. Democrats have a full set of economic priorities they're pushing in the run-up to November's elections, but, the New York Times points...Show More Summary

Midday open thread: U.S. prison population rises, beach clean-up collects 12 million pounds of trash

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Matt Bors is The banality of barbarism: These Daily Kos community posts were the most shared on Facebook September 16: Saudis Lobbied John McCain & Lindsey Graham to sell War, by TeamSarah4Choice Another Out Of Control...Show More Summary

Fox evening lineup averages 13 Benghazi segments per week

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

John "Fair" McCain and Lindsey "Balanced" Graham are two of their favorite guests Call it #Benghazi-palooza: Fox News, which has led the cover-up charge in conservative media, aired 1,098 evening television segments on Benghazi between...Show More Summary

Sunday Talk: ... for John McCain! #GreatNews

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

John McCain (AS SEEN ON TV) might have lost the battle for the White House, but he's definitely winning the "War on War." #TehSurgeIsWorking If all goes according to plan—and why wouldn't it?—the U.S. could be operating in Iraq, Syria, and elsewhere for another hundred... Show More Summary

Nostradumbass: Stephen Colbert slams Fox for saying Bush was right

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Tired of seeing disgraced and discredited war hawks like John McCain and Dick Cheney dominate media coverage of the crisis in the Middle East? Then you've got to see Stephen's segment last night. Full video after the jump.

We finally learn why John McCain is always, always on our 'news'

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Someone finally got CNN to explain why Sen. John McCain seems to have a permanent chair on all the major news networks. It certainly is a window into the dark and hollow cable news soul. Don’t ask CNN Washington Bureau Chief Sam Feist...Show More Summary

McCain nostalgic for the good old days when Bush had Iraq won

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

After President Obama's speech about ISIL on Wednesday evening, former White House spokesman Jay Carney and current U.S. Senator John McCain got into a somewhat heated argument on CNN. Naturally, as of mid-day Thursday, it was the lead...Show More Summary

Republicans criticize Obama for not wanting enough war

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sen. John McCain Wednesday night, President Obama announced plans to expand airstrikes against ISIL/ISIS into Syria, deploy 475 troops to Iraq to support and train Iraqi and Kurdish forces, and expand aid to the Syrian opposition. Democrats...Show More Summary

Welcome to Sunday: Now let's hear from John McCain

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

No. 1 and 2: But enough about what I think, what do you think I think? It's official. Sen. John McCain is the most talked-to person on the Sunday shows. When it comes to appearing on these programs, Mr. McCain might as well have hisShow More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Why do newspapers keep publishing John McCain's fact-challenged op-eds?

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Conor Friedersdorf at The Atlantic writes Why Do Newspapers Keep Publishing Op-Eds by John McCain? America's most prestigious op-ed pages are run by highly accomplished editors who know a tight argument when they see one. They reject...Show More Summary

McCain says we must fight ISIS in Syria and Iraq. Have we learned nothing at all from the Iraq War?

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

No matter how many times McCain is wrong, he just won't go away. John McCain and his good buddy Senator Lindsay Graham are back at it, saying we must "Confront ISIS now." But ultimately, ISIS is a military force, and it must be confronted militarily. Show More Summary

Cartoon: John McCain's Bomb It

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Even though Obama decided we should bomb Iraq and drop some humanitarian supplies to help the Yazidis, it hasn't been enough bombing for John McCain. As usual, he wants more military might 'cause that will, you know, fix everything over in the Middle East. John McCain wants us to bomb Iraq, and Syria, and maybe Iran and North Korea while we're at it. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Thousand robot flash-mob, Virginia deputy shoots daughter sneaking back home

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Mark Fiore is John McCain's Bomb It: What's coming up on Sunday Kos... 'Show me' Missouri racism, by Denise Oliver Velez Wrong side of heaven, by Mark E Andersen Ferguson, Clive Bundy, and the Second Amendment, by Dante...Show More Summary

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