Sen. John McCain responded to Trump's early morning threats today by saying. "I’ve faced far greater challenges than this."
Boom. Simple, direct and effective.
For a man who suffered in a P.O.W. camp for years while fighting in Vietnam and who now is fighting for his life with brain cancer, this response puts everything into perspective and shows what a small and petty man Trump is.
After receiving the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal on Monday, Sen. John McCain took aim at Donald Trump and Steve Bannon's 'white nationalistic' ideology that they are infecting the country with.
McCain said, "To fear the world we have organized and led for three-quarters of a century, to abandon the ideals we have advanced around the globe, to refuse the obligations of international leadership and our duty to remain 'the last best hope of earth' for the sake of some half-baked, spurious nationalism cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems is as unpatriotic as an attachment to any other tired dogma of the past that Americans consigned to the ash heap of history.”
It is truly despicable that the President of the United States and his minions stoke racial fears and bogus white grievances in the country he has sworn to defend.
Trump was interviewed today by conservative talk show host Chris Plante and after being asked about McCain's comments, Trump said, "Yeah, well I hear it and people have to be careful because at some point I fight back."
"I'm being very nice. I'm being very, very nice. But at some point I fight back, and it won't be pretty," he said.
What, will Trump try to muss up McCain's hair, maybe poke him in the eyes?
What a cad.
McCain's response was perfect.