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Op-ed: Why Ted Cruz gets no respect

...up in 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 appeal of...
Trump gets backlash for slamming TV host popular with GOP

...Party 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...
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...
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 made an...
Rich Lowry: A war for show

Compared with President Barack Obama, even Jimmy Carter is John McCain. The former president practically synonymous with American weakness and retreat thinks Obama was too slow to act against ISIS...
Quit it and get back to work

Where does the line between campaigning and sedition begin? Years ago I heard a speech on the radio. It was John McCain, speaking in Arizona, urging the people to rise up against then President Clinton for his alleged grievous crimes. I thought...
Proud to be an Alaskan

...that the states did. Not really, we had money Sarah Palin gave everyone $1,200 before she started her president stuff with McCain and then we got the PFDs. And not to mention that many give to the nonprofits. There are a greater number of Alaskans willing...
Op-ed: The joke's on us

...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...quote: "I have tremendous respect for McCain, but I don't buy the war-hero thing...
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 and Hillary...
Op-ed: Defending the indefensible

...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 war-hero credentials with a flippant: "He was a war hero...


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