Gramps McCain Grumpy (Again)

TPM has the story: McCain: Obama Is 'Near Delusional' In Thinking The Cold War Was Over - "I think many things and I'll try to be brief," McCain told Andrea Mitchell on "MSNBC." "One is a fundamental understanding of Vladimir Putin. They have been near delusional in thinking the Cold War was over." "Maybe the President thinks the Cold War is over," he added, "but Vladimir Putin doesn't and...

McCain vs. McCain on DADT

Today, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs - Admiral Mike Mullen (a Bush appointee), came out unambiguously in Senate hearings in favor of repealing the Clinton-era policy of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, governing our country's policy on gay men and women serving in the armed forces. Then there was Senator McCain's response. Honestly, you want a definition of political hack, opportunist, windsock - look...

John McCain: Doddering Old Fool Or Giant Lying Asshole?

I'd say the vast majority of Americans are either mostly or completely (and probably blissfully) unaware of the arcane parliamentary rules of the United States Senate. There are a great many of them - of which many seem unfathomable, if not outright bizarre, to the average layperson, me included much of the time. However, there are longstanding traditions of allowing for debate, etc. Another...