I lost all respect for Sen. John McCain when he nominated Sarah Palin for vice president. While he liked to say he put “country first”, this crass political pick showed he only cares about his political career.
In a tough fight for reelection, McCain has abandoned every value and principle he once pretended to care about. First, he claimed that he never said he was a maverick. Then, he abandoned campaign finance reform. Now, he is trying to win over Tea Party voters by veering sharply to the right.
Sen. McCain has become a disgrace, showing that he is one of the most solipsistic men in the Senate. Here is his latest tirade, against hate crimes and Don’t Ask/Don’t Tell.