Talk about party loyalty. Hillary and Obama both have said they would support the nominee of the Democratic Party to their fullest extent. Apparently---that does ring true for John McCain.
The fact that this man was so angry at what George Bush had done to him, and at what Bush represented for their party, that he did not even vote for him in 2000 shows just how far he has fallen since then in his hunger for the presidency. By abandoning his core principles and embracing Bush -- both literally and metaphorically -- he has morphed into an older and crankier version of the man he couldn't stomach voting for in 2000.
That's the critical observation in Arianna's piece. McCain has become an extension of BushCo's policies which include extending the tax cuts and continuing this economy, 100 years in Iraq, war with Iran, torture, pandering to the extreme religious right, no improvements in health care and on and on. How could Independents vote for a man who would not vote for Bush because he got smeared to the high hills in 2000 and then---that same man---adopts Bush's entire platform? Arianna asks McCain's Media What will it take for the Swift Boat Media to realize that John McCain jumped the shark a long, long time ago?
Maybe we can do a doughnut drive. Send boxes of them to the network centers in honor of their great surrender. What say you? How can we get the media to cover him fairly?