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Saturday, 19 May 2018

Saturday, 12 May 2018

If only lefties could flush their 2008 make-believe-maverick meme down the memory hole

That was then and this is now

The PC brigade were not so as sanguine about John McCain when he ran against their candidate in 2008: https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/make-believe-maverick-20081016

Of course, the sentiment towards McCain in the MSM changed when McCain became a #NeverTrump kind of guy, and now the progressive MSM wants to persuade us that they always respected the 2008 Republican presidential nominee. Maybe it is not the Trumpists who have a consistency problem with the man progressives once called a "make believe maverick": https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/5/11/17345060/trump-mccain-2016-2018-right-wing