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McCain: Sorry about that “wacko bird” thing

posted at 2:48 pm on October 10, 2013 by

Now he’s worried about Republican infighting, according to the Washington Examiner:

Sen. John McCain said Thursday that he’s worried about the Republican Party’s future and the infighting that is dividing it, calling efforts by conservatives to unseat incumbent Republican lawmakers “wrong.”

The famously wry McCain, R-Ariz., said he regretted calling the Tea Party wing of the Republican Senate conference “wacko birds” during budget negotiations, saying he’s learned to “never get personal” in political disputes.

But McCain remains worried about the growing number of Republicans attacking members of their own party.

“I do worry about the Republican Party,” he said at the Hero Summit hosted by The Daily Beast. “It’s the first time I have ever seen Republican senators running ads, raising money that is being used to attack incumbent Republican senators.”

Oh, I don’t know.  Seems more like a force of Hobbit to me.

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But McCain remains worried about the growing number of Republicans attacking members of their own party.

In the spirit of the playground, “He started it!”

On a more adult note, maybe he should have thought about this before he gave the Democrat response speech to Ted Cruz.

Chris of Rights on October 11, 2013 at 10:00 AM

So, McCain has “…learned to “never get personal” in political disputes.”
How long has he been in the Senate, and he’s just now learned that?

Time to go, Mac. Thanks for your service. Have a nice retirement.

Dexter_Alarius on October 11, 2013 at 10:37 AM

For someone who is sorry, why is he still on TV this morning worrying about the Republicans having low approval ratings. Step away from the polls and do the right thing.

Cindy Munford on October 11, 2013 at 10:38 AM

Poor innocent John McCain. Did he break away from his Democrat handlers long enough to do this, will they scold him?

arand on October 11, 2013 at 10:56 AM

He’s not sorry. Like Obama, McRino loves to hear himself talk & it won’t be long before something else insulting dribbles out of his mouth. Why can’t this relic just disappear?

RdLake on October 11, 2013 at 11:32 AM

I do worry about the Republican Party,” he said at the Hero Summit hosted by The Daily Beast. “It’s the first time I have ever seen Republican senators running ads, raising money that is being used to attack incumbent Republican senators.” sticking up for principals and calling out squishes like myself.

FTFY

neyney on October 11, 2013 at 11:49 AM

Just saw John McCain blame Ted Cruz for the military families not receiving death benefits.

Look for the Democrats to race to microphones to repeat his quote.

Thanks for the new civility!

Freddy on October 11, 2013 at 12:07 PM

He’s never worried about any party. He’s a maverick. He only cares about himself.

The gentleman from Arizona has exceeded his time and should yield the floor.

virgo on October 16, 2013 at 3:40 AM

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