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McCain Laughs Hysterically At Thought Of Running Again (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday, John McCain held his first press conference since the election. Asked if he would ever run for president again, the Arizona Senator seemed...

McCain Loyalist Salter Turned Into Media Litigator

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"I see the bias for Obama all over," he said, and let that hang there. His office TV was muted, but his crazed beeper was signaling him every minute o...

Reporter: My Viagra Question Convinced McCain To Cut Off Press

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It wasn't my intention, but I played a role in shutting down John McCain's Straight Talk Express. ... The questions meandered across more than a doze...

McCain Supporters Take Out Anger On Mother Jones Reporter

Mother Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a John McCain rally in Virginia this past weekend, Mother Jones ran into a group of angry and frustrated McCain supporters looking for reporters to...

Sam Stein

McCain Camp Ramps Up Press War Over "Joe The Plumber" Coverage | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain campaign ramped up its criticism of the press on Friday, calling the fourth estate an embarrassment and shameful for the way it has scrutin...

Does McCain Understand The AIG Crisis?

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Yesterday morning on the Today Show, John McCain was angry, wooden and sulky. But more than that, he seemed not to have a clue what he was talking about.

McCain Hasn't Held A Press Conference In Four Weeks

Fox News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For a candidate who once railed against "stale soundbites, staged rallies and over-managed messages," John McCain seems to have turned over a new leaf...

Pundits Start Criticizing McCain's Constant POW References

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As all you regulars know, the McCain camp's constant evocation of his P.O.W. past as an all-purpose shield against any and all criticism is a singular...

Meghan McCain: "I'd Really Hate Myself If I Dated A Journalist"

Glamour | E. A. Hanks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When I first met Meghan McCain, she was locked out of a high school in Greendale, Wisconsin. Her father, the presumptive Republican presidential nomin...

Rachel Weiner

McCain: The Press Does Love Me (VIDEO) | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain has been complaining lately that he gets no love from the press. Media Matters begs to differ -- and they have a new ad to make the case. ...

GOP Consultant: McCain A "Grumpy Old Man"

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain, American war hero and admired political maverick, as well as presumed Republican nominee for president, had a message for Elisabeth ...

Study: Networks Much Tougher On Obama Than McCain

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Haters of the mainstream media reheated a bit of conventional wisdom last week. Barack Obama, they said, was getting a free ride from those insuffera...

Sam Stein

McCain Blows Off WSJ Reporter (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's famously cozy relationship with the press is getting a bit testy. Taking questions in Columbus, Ohio, on Thursday the Arizona Republican...

Rachel Weiner

McCain: Coverage Is "Fun To Watch" | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, John McCain released a series of ads complaining about the media's fawning coverage of Barack Obama. His campaign mocked the huge group of ...

Rachel Weiner

McCain On The Run: Cancels Press Availability | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Marc Ambinder reports that John McCain's one press conference of the week has been abruptly canceled: The one scheduled McCain press conference of th...

McCain: "It's My Surge, Dammit! I Was Right. Why Won't Anyone Show Me Some Respect?"

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

McCain's unconscionable accusation that Obama would "rather lose a war in order to win a political campaign" demonstrates just how low McCain will stoop. So much for the "respectful" campaign he promised.

McCain Accepts Media Environment

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At the end of another adventuresome week on the trail, full of ups and downs and awkward developments, John McCain talked about campaigning without a ...

Jason Linkins

McCain Freezing Out Press On Campaign Trail | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain has historically courted and cultivated relationships with reporters of the traveling press corps. That may be changing.

McCain Got Advance Knowledge Of Colombia Raid

CNN's Political Ticker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After a scheduled meeting between John McCain and Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Tuesday, the presumptive Republican nominee was briefed on the upco...

McCain Gets "Visibly Angry" When Asked About Military Experience

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News' David Wright reports from Cartagena, Colombia. Sen. John McCain has set himself a difficult task on his trip to Latin America: to score poli...

How The Media Completely Distorted Wesley Clark

CJR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The latest round of mock outrage--in a presidential race that has turned the tactic into an art form--now comes in response to comments made by Genera...

McCain Attacks Press In Speech, Then Tells Reporters He Never Said It

Politico | Jonathan Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain told Newsweek that he did not deliver a portion from the prepared text of his speech last Tuesday chiding the media for not giving Hillary...

Rocky Road: Time Defends McCain's New Orleans Gaffe

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Senator McCain's tossed off semi-proposal to "tear down the Ninth Ward" if needs be is redundant at best. The tearing down was already done by a massive federal levee failure almost three years ago.