Glad I'm not the only one that this occurred to. Had to go check to see if the "maverick" supported another Rice to be Secretary of State and, "Sacre Bleu," he did.
McCAIN: Condoleezza Rice is a great American success story. This is what America is all about. A young woman who grew up in a segregated part of America where Americans were not treated equally, to rise to the position of secretary of state. We should have been celebrating, I believe, this remarkable American success story.
Also, I thought that some of the remarks — and I’m not going to mention my colleagues’ names — some of the remarks aimed at her during the hearings challenged her integrity. We can disagree on policy and we disagree on a lot of things, but I think it is very clear that Condoleezza Rice is a person of integrity. And yes, I see this, some lingering bitterness over a very tough campaign. I hope it dissipates soon.
Surprise, surprise. McCain totally supported Ms. We Don't Want The Smoking Gun to Come in the Form of a Mushroom Cloud. And BTW, I hope John McCain's lingering bitterness over losing to Obama in 2008 dissipates soon. Though I would prefer if the good people of Arizona toss his sorry ass out the next chance they get. And yes, Lindsey Graham is a hypocrite asshole, too.
BuzzFeed’s Zeke Miller notes that Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-NC), who is also opposing Susan Rice, backed Condoleezza. “[E]very intelligence agency in the world was misled. And to connect those two to say that she’s a liar is very unfair, over the line.”
The Washington Post just published a story—although one based on the accounts of unnamed U.S. Officials—which you really need to go read. Here’s how it sta...