We live in Arizona. We have never voted for John McCain, other than voting against Barack Obama in 2008, but make no mistake we required a nose clip, tetanus shots, and a significant quantity of cheap alcohol to perform the act. We used the cheap stuff because we’re not wasting 21 year old scotch on [...]
Comedian Jon Stewart had a field day Tuesday, poking fun at the American media and people for blowing the handshake shared by President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro out of proportion.
By Michael J.W. Stickings TPM: President Obama's handshake with Cuban President Raul Castro on Tuesday was met with a mostly muted reaction from conservatives and Republicans. Invoking memories of the Munich Agreement, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) broke the right's silence with a harsh assessment of the gesture. Show More Summary
"Handshake-gate" took an even stranger twist as John McCain compared the president's two–second handshake with Cuban dictator, Raul Castro to British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's handshake with Adolf Hilter at the start of World War II, the Washington Post reports.
John McCain is an example of why the Republicans stay losing. John McCain Compares President Obama To Hitler Why can’t he let Obama be great? According to MSNBC: John McCain knows about friendly contact with dictators. That’s the best explanation
Jim Glass sent me this Brad DeLong post from June 2008: Unemployment Benefit Extension Blogging; Why Does George W. Bush Hate John McCain?. . . Calculated Risk writes: Calculated Risk: Unemployment Benefits Extended: An extension of unemployment benefits for 13 weeks was included in the war funding bill signed by President Bush today. This [...]
A favorite argument among the Washington set is to invoke the name of Neville Chamberlain to attack your enemies as weak or appeasers, and it's an argument John McCain enjoys. The Arizona Republican invoked it yet again in reaction to President Obama shaking hands with Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela's memorial.
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Tuesday suggested that President Barack Obama's handshake with Cuban President Raul Castro was like shaking hands with Adolf Hitler.
Sen. John McCain likens the move with the Cuban leader to shaking hands with Hitler.
In case you missed it, John Boehner has hired Rebecca Tallent. Tallent worked for the left-of-center “Bipartisan Policy Center,” and is a serious amnesty advocate. She helped John McCain and Ted Kennedy during the Bush era on that disastrous plan. Show More Summary
On the night when House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) hired an adviser who previously helped Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) push for amnesty, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) claimed proponents of comprehensive immigration reform had enough votes in the House to pass a pathway to citizenship. Show More Summary
Ron Fournier on Morning Joe, because of course he is. You might remember Ron Fournier for such hits as "failed Beltway political startup HotSoup.com", almost quitting his reporter job to go work for John McCain's presidential campaign,...Show More Summary
Amnesty for illegal aliens never seems to be really, truly dead, despite frequent pronouncements. The news that John Boehner has hired a former John Mccain staffer involved in McCain’s push for immigration reform has rekindled speculation that Boehner will go
For over five years, a consistent media claim has been that former Alaska governor Sarah Palin hurt Republican presidential nominee John McCain in 2008 and that he would have fared better with anyone else on the ticket besides her. A...Show More Summary
There’s fallout of Benghazi, but not the kind that Republican Senators John McCain and Lindsay Graham had in mind: in what is clearly the result of a corporate decision after an inquiry and some soul searching, CBS News’ Lara Logan is taking a leave of absence over the “60 Minutes” report touted by conservative critics [...]
During the election year of 2008, Republicans were full of "tough talk and bluster" as they warned Obama that his plan to negotiate with rogue regime's like Iran was a very bad idea. John McCain put out a press release in May of 2008...Show More Summary
You can’t drive John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign into a ditch, but here's the next best thing!
Washington blows up: Has American politics hit an all-time low? (via The Christian Science Monitor) Sen. John McCain (R) of Arizona speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington Thursday after the Democrat majority in the Senate pushed through a major rules change to curb the power of the Republican minority. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP) One by [...]