Beck said he was for Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) going “off into the sunset.”

Imus expressed disbelief. He asked Beck if he’s for “that fat, undisciplined maggot … shock jock?”

Beck refused to say he’s backing Hayworth, the senator’s primary opponent. “Just because I’m for John McCain going away now, doesn’t mean I’m for J.D. Hayworth,” he said.