I am really sorry that John McCain suffers from a brain affliction, but he continues to play an active role in politics, and so I must call him out when he does something really outrageous. Yesterday, Sen. McCain called on Judge Roy Moore to "immediately step aside" after unproven allegations of sexual impropriety were published in a liberal newspaper. No waffling about "if true..." That is a standard Senator McCain did not apply to himself under similar circumstances. During his 2008 presidential bid, the New York Times published a story alleging sexual misconduct with a female lobbyist. McCain fought it.
Comments: Not much more to the article but since it is from Tom Lifson, I´m posting it.
Yes, McCain is a monumental hypocrite. Of course Roy Moore would have to step down if these allegations are true. Who would disagree with that? But we don´t know if they are true, and if you don´t have the facts, if you don´t have proof, the first thing that comes out of your mouth should not be that someone should step aside. That´s also where the smear is if these accusations are false.
A smear isn´t just the spreading of falsehoods, it´s also jumping the gun for the purpose of creating doubt and sullying someone´s reputation. I don´t know if that is happening here, but whether or not you like Roy Moore, the standard should be the same for everyone.
About a week before McCain´s presidential election didn´t someone accuse him of having an affair & everyone jumped to defend him even though he had previously committed adultry. It´s all about McCain, Ryan, McConnell,Flake etc destroying Bannon & Moore ...they don´t fit in the fake republican mold in DC. For pete sake it came from the WP the most anti Trump paper in the world.
Mr. "Keating Five" sure didn´t have a problem messing around on his devoted POW-era wife afterward divorcing her for the Beer Baroness of Arizona to marry more money for politics then messes around on her and drives her to drugs and depression.
I´m looking for the most vilest, ugly, foul, nauseating, cadaver stenching word that really describes this old fecal drenching gizzard. Unfortunately, that word hasn´t been invented yet. This ole Urinal Stain is so lucky.
We all know, including McCain, that there is no way to prove these charges. These last minute shenanigans should be disallowed when there is no time to look into the accusers´ stories. This is a typical Democrat and Media dirty trick. The RINOs don´t want someone who will vote for Trump´s agenda so, of course, they will join the Democrats here. Unfortunately, these smear tactic usually works.
For democrats and RINO´s, sexual harassment is the new ´racist!´ And it´s never discovered until it´s too late to investigate. At least ´Songbird´ McCain doesn´t disappoint, you always know where he´s going to be!
John old boy, do you have the mental capacity to extrapolate what you just said to its logical conclusion?
If you do and yet called for Moore to step down you are willing to let all hell break loose where everybody can be called upon to step down. I´ll be the first to accuse Pelosi Schumer, ect. of human trafficking and cannibalism. I call on you to step down for foolishly threatening any semblance of order and due process.
If you don´t have the mental capacity I still call on you to step down for the obvious lack of mental capacity to do your job.
You know, it´s really much easier to be a Dimocrat... the entire MSM works to make your life easier, and you have Hollywierd and the robber barrons of tech all on your side. Seems to me McCain should just become a dimocrat and get those advantages, he sure doesn´t act like a Republican.
Good grief Mitt Romney was even worse stating he believed the woman´s 40 year old story with no evidence or witnesses and Moore should quit the race. The Republican establishment must be scared to death of Moore! What a bunch of idiots they all need to be voted out!
sen. mccain, how can we be sure your present health situation isn´t clouding your judgement when it comes to you doing your job? are you mentally stable, alert, and able to execute your decision making with clarity? resign. let another worthy citizen of arizona assume your seat to the good of the great state of arizona.
Issues of character and personal conduct are tough, and thorny. And very VERY important. I yield to none in my distrust of, and contempt for, the weasels of the GOP-e and slimy illegitimi like McCain, McConnell, and Romney. A pox on them all. But ... I spoke a few minutes ago with someone we knew while living in central Alabama several years ago. She knew (meaning, had met, and nothing more) Mr. Moore via a mutual contact (not a friend) who was an area manager for a southern restaurant chain. It would seem that Mr. Moore had a well-known habit of pinching the servers (female) on the backside, brushing the bosoms, making various HIGHLY appropriate comments, and much else. It would appear that this was NOT a one-time bit of bad judgement 30+ years ago and conveniently trotted out to embarrass him, but a continuing pattern of rotten conduct. I am sorry to say that I used to have a very high opinion of him. That vanished less than half an hour ago, and will not return. I urge him to leave the race, change his name, and vanish.
Perhaps someone should look into then Captain John McCains 1980 treatment of subordinate Petty Officer Crystal B***** USN while he headed the Navy’s Office of Legislative Affaires of Capitol Hill. And what his treatment of this woman had on his Navy career. The whole matter was swept under the rug and he was quietly allowed to retire from the Navy.
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