Posts Tagged: John McCain

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"He doesn’t understand how enhanced interrogation works. I mean, you break somebody, and after they’re broken, they become cooperative."

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Rick Santorum, Republican presidential candidate, complaining about John McCain’s opposition to torture.

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"Well, I don’t think we worried too much when we wanted to get rid of Hitler as to who would take his place."

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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), responding to a Fox News question about worries that any successor to Gadhafi might be even worse than he has been. Remember that McCain visited Gadhafi in 2009 and called him an “interesting man.”

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"I’m aware that this vote will probably pass today … and there will be high fives all over the liberal bastions of America. And we’ll see the talk shows tomorrow, a bunch of people talking about how great it is. Most of them never have served in the military or maybe not even known someone in the military…. You go up to Bethesda Naval Hospital, Marines are up there with no legs, none. You’ve got Marines at Walter Reed with no limbs."

- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) Link
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"I will not agree to have this [defense spending] bill go forward, because our economy is in the tank."

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John McCain, after second day of SASC hearings on DADT

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