“I never wanted us to step down … because the united states is NATO – that’s the reality,” McCain said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”…

“One of the very bad result here is a stalemate,” McCain said. “A stalemate between both sides that’s divided somewhere in the middle of Lybia and then you would open the door for al Qaida to come in and to hijack this very legitimate government that’s opposed to Gadhafi.”