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Op-ed: Why Ted Cruz gets no respect Washington, and has never entirely gotten over its dismissiveness about his campaign.Cruz has never mounted a John McCain-style charm offensive with reporters, most of whom, it is safe to say, find him personally off-putting.The...
Op-ed: We blew it

...which includes yours truly) have suggested that he just quit. In fairness, it should be pointed out that when Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama were running for president, they had a similarly lousy attendance record. Frankly, we should have...
Op-ed: Deeply creepy

...happened before, for instance in 2008 when John McCain was running against Barack Obama. He immediately...Obama was Arab. But many of us have known John McCain, and Donald Trump is no John McCain. Trump made no effort to challenge the guy...
Donald the whiner

...has a penchant for trying to litigate his way out of his controversial statements. When he said a few weeks ago that John McCain wasn't a war hero, he backtracked and tried to prove that he hadn't said what he obviously had. If "never complain...
Op-ed: The joke's on us

...actually do take him on for what he says and does, he refuses to back down. The dissing contest is hilarious. When John McCain protests Trump is riling up the "crazies," he fires back at McCain's POW war-hero image with: "He is a war...
Surveillance powers lapse with no deal in Senate

...exited the Senate chamber en masse when Paul stood up to speak following the procedural vote on the House bill.Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., complained to reporters that Paul places "a higher priority on his fundraising and his ambitions than...
Op-ed: Defending the indefensible

...missing all the action now that he demonstrated that there is such a thing in politics as too much nastiness. Sen. John McCain has been in the huge crowd of those with whom Trump has been trading insults. But then he dismissed McCain's POW...
Trump gets backlash for slamming TV host popular with GOP

...and his Republican rivals in the race for the White House, as well as immigrants from Mexico, the Chinese and Sen. John McCain for being a prisoner of war.To that fast-growing list he has now added Fox News Channel host Megyn Kelly.The Republican...
Cal Thomas: A better 2016 agenda

...Republicans into nominating a mushy moderate from the party's establishment wing. You know, someone like "President John McCain," or "President Mitt Romney." They know that if the GOP falls for this line again, conservatives will stay home...
Trooper at center of Palin probe loses police certificate

...commissioner and others to fire Wooten.Wooten stayed on the job, and Palin fired the commissioner. While she was John McCain's GOP running mate in the 2008, two investigations ended with conflicting results on whether she abused her power...


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