Old Johnny Walnuts McCain is a real fickle pickle: one moment he’s playing Benghazi bingo and taking selfies with terrorists, the next moment he’s saying sensible things. But what’s really odd– and kind of infuriating– is how the longtime senator can criticize a severely deranged party he helped destroy when he picked Sarah Palin as his 2008 running mate. Maybe he needs a nap or something.
In any case, Senator McCain (R-AZ) is not too happy with the tragic state of his party and its blind catering to the lowest common denominator (See Donald Trump). In a recent interview with the New Republic, McCain took shots a the Tea Party and called Fox News “schizophrenic” on certain issues.
I saw a guy on ‘Hannity,’ maybe ‘Huckabee,’ and the guy said, ‘You know, the Chinese are coming across our border, and they are going to commit cyber attacks,’” he said. “Honest to God! (New Republic)
Better late than never, I suppose. John McCain also broke a cardinal sin when he offered praise for President Obama. McCain said that President Obama has “grown” in office, which probably comes from the president extending an olive branch to him and his southern belle Lindsey Graham. Apparently that’s as far as McCain’s random moment of clarity that he has from time to time would go, as he still refused to acknowledge the abortion that was selecting Sarah Palin. He actually reverted back to confused and senile John McCain when he said Sarah Palin had a “positive message” of less government, implying that she actually had any concern whatsoever about making a difference. However, he took a really nice swipe at the Tea Party’s efforts to stymie all progress.
Many in this group didn’t come to power to get things done. They came to power to keep things from getting done, (New Republic)
Now that the Republican Party has officially become the screaming codger on the street corner, it’s very interesting to see some of its standard bearers try to make sense of it all.
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