He allowed Bush to kiss him on top of the head during the '04 race after he got smeared as bad as a person could be in South Carolina back in 2000, so this doesn't surprise me.
"Press release from Jerry Falwell's Liberty University, March 28, 2006: American military hero and Arizona Sen. John McCain will deliver the Commencement message at Liberty University on May 13, at 9:30 a.m., in the Liberty University Vines Center. While Sen. McCain and Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell have had their share of political differences through the years, the two men share a common respect for each other and have become good friends in their efforts to preserve what they see as common values. This will mark his first ever appearance at Liberty University....read on"
geogia10 has a few questions Russert could ask McCain the next time he's on MTP.