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Mccain Flip Flop

Chris Wallace Confronts John McCain On Tax Flip Flop

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace confronted Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Sunday for flip-flopping on tax cuts for the rich. Wal...

The True Colors of John McCain

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lesleyann Coker

Dear Senator McCain, Who are you? Do you even know any more? You recently told a reporter you've always done whatever's necessary to win, and judgi...

McCain's Circular Logic Firing Squad

Max Bergmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Bergmann

McCain is for cutting spending, but McCain is against Obama cutting defense spending, so when Obama is for cutting, McCain is for increasing (except he's still for cutting). Clear?

Advice To Online Video: Go For The Jugular

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrea Chalupa

As my feminist, Cameroon trekking girlfriend said last night, "I vowed not to hate Palin but shes making it impossible." Ain't that the truth!

The Second Debate Revealed a Fatal Flaw in McCain's Candidacy

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

It's easy to take a position in a campaign. But the promises are empty if the candidate has a record opposing those very positions.

Why I'm Voting for John McCain & Sarah Palin

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

I'm voting for McCain because he's a straight talker and I often agree with his view on things, and when I don't, usually if I wait a few days he comes around.

Medical Advance Enables McCain to Talk Out of Both Sides of His Mouth

William Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Klein

Campaign officials say in coming weeks the candidate will similarly support unfettered oil drilling and a switch to alternative energy sources.

John McCain's Yellow Talk Express

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

John McCain is a coward. We have heard countless invocations of Senator McCain's courage during his 1,966 days in captivity, but it is time for the S...

McCain: I Was Against It (Before I was for It)

Shawn Brimley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shawn Brimley

McCain attacked Obama yesterday on military spending, questioning the Democratic candidate's stance on increasing the size of the Army and Marine Corps.

Citizen McCain's Reckless Choice

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

John McCain's defining moment came during the 2000 campaign when he voiced his opinion over the Confederate battle flag which flew over South Carolina...

Crazy McCain Flip Flops In Response to Obama Speech

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

In a commercial released today, McCain looked directly at the camera and promised not to engage in negative attacks. Yet he released a vehemently negative press release as the fireworks were still bursting in the sky over Invesco field.

Why Does the Media and the American Public Allow McCain to Ignore the Facts with No Consequences?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

If Britney or Paris were to claim they were virgins, the media and public would go into apoplexy, but McCain can be equally dishonest about important policy issues, and virtually nobody says a word.

The New Olympic Sport: McCain Takes the Gold in Freestyle Flip-Flopping

Elizabeth Shipp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Shipp

Why the latest McCain flip-flop on a pro-choice running mate? Look no further than McCain's diminishing support among a key voting bloc: independent women. He needs them to win in November.

McCain the McMaverick, a 'Hood Ornament'

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jan Herman

I've been calling him the Gasbag, but Thomas Frank has come up with another description for him -- the best I've read anywhere: John McCain is "a hood ornament on a hit-and-run machine."

Battle of the Surrogates: Should We Be Picking a President This Way?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

The Obama campaign has to be more selective in choosing its spokespeople, using more strong, smart advocates like Sen. Biden and Sen. Webb, and keeping Pelosi and Kerry as far away from the media as possible.

Sam Stein

McCain Strongly Rejected Long-Term Iraq Presence: "Bring Them All Home"

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When it comes to getting U.S. troops out of Iraq, Sen. John McCain was for the idea before he was against it. Three years before the Arizona Republic...

The Press Talks About an Obama Bias, All While Giving McCain Special Treatment

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

For McCain to try to argue that he is not being treated fairly by the media is downright outrageous. Nobody in the history of modern politics has been a bigger media sweetheart than John McCain.

Friday Talking Points [38] -- Whiners And Cheeseheads

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome back to Friday Talking Points, after a one-week hiatus! While plenty has happened in the past two weeks which bears close and careful analysis...

Jukebox John Keeps Changing His Tune

Steve Benen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Benen

After working on this project for a few months, I'm pleased to report that we now have a whopping 61 policy reversals from the Republican nominee.

Ignoring the 'Rocks in Glass Houses' Rule, Lieberman Calls Obama a Flip-Flopper on This Week

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

How apathetic does McCain think the voters are that his campaign can get away with accusing Obama of the very thing that has been McCain's biggest weakness?

After Clark Flap: Can Obama Beat McCain's Double-Talk Express?

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

The conventional wisdom these days is that Wesley Clark's raising questions about McCain's fitness to be commander in chief causes political problems for Barack Obama. But don't be fooled.

The Imperfection of Barack Obama

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

We should always hold politicians to high standards. But in the end we should always accept that those we hold close are the ones who -- whatever their flaws -- land highest in their deeds, and enrich our lives the most.

McCain's Record ... of Flip-Flops

Ira Forman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ira Forman

The gall of McCain's 'straight talk' is breathtaking and the flip-flops here ought to finally put the myth of McCain's maverick moderate image to rest.

McCain Takes Credit For GI Bill He Opposed At Town Hall Event (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One time opponent of the GI bill, Presidential candidate John McCain, has now taken credit and expressed approval of the bill at a recent town hall ev...

Helping McCain: The Man Needs An intervention

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Newmark

Over the last year, The real McCain has disappeared. We've heard nothing real from him. What we hear instead are the words predatory lobbyists are putting into his mouth.