When I asked him if “these guys” — having just mentioned Amash, Cruz and Paul by name — are a “positive force” in the GOP, McCain paused for a full six seconds.
“They were elected, nobody believes that there was a corrupt election, anything else,” McCain said. “But I also think that when, you know, it’s always the wacko birds on right and left that get the media megaphone.”
I’m not a John McCain hater by any stretch. But just for the record, I can’t think of a Republican politician in the last decade or so with more ready access to the media megaphone than John McCain himself. Does that make him a wacko bird?