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September 22, 2017

John "Build the Dang Fence" McCain Liesplains His Obamacare Reform No-Vote: I Won't Support Any Law That Democrats Don't Support Too

Not that surprising to see a Democrat defending the interests of the Democrat Party.

Strange that a vain, narcissistic man who claims to be The Only Straight-Shootin' Maverick Truth-Teller in DC would lie about his actual party loyalty, though.

Itís worth noting, by the way, that his rationale is rather bizarre. His key point -- one he reiterated in his tweet announcing the decision-- is this:
We should not be content to pass health care legislation on a party-line basis, as Democrats did when they rammed Obamacare through Congress in 2009. If we do so, our success could be as short-lived as theirs when the political winds shift, as they regularly do. The issue is too important, and too many lives are at risk, for us to leave the American people guessing from one election to the next whether and how they will acquire health insurance. A bill of this impact requires a bipartisan approach.

Fine, but if so, what was literally all of this about? Itís been clear since early this year, when Democrats rebuffed the original Cassidy-Collins bill, that no Democrat would support a repeal or deep reform of Obamacare. If McCain sincerely believes this, he should have been a firm no from the start, and shouldn't have teased everyone by flirting with support for the various bills the Senate considered.


In fairness to John McCain -- he lies an awful lot, running as a "conservative" every six years and then voting like a liberal Democrat for the next five, and GOP voters have permitted this fraud to go on for decades, so why should he stop now?

If voters vote for lies, fraud, and betrayal, why should they not have exactly that in McCain-ego-sized buckets?

At least he got the support of his actual constituents: The liberal media:


It's okay to screw over your millions of dupe, rube voters if you can get someone in the media to flatter your old, brokedown-but-ravenous vanity.

Pic: Anon Y. Mous recommends this picture, which Drudge used to illustrate the story.

Says it all.


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