Most of my many mentions of John McCain here over the past five years have been uncomplimentary, to put it mildly.


But there are occasions when the old coot merits praise for actually living up to the nickname Mr. Straight Talk.


Consider THIS, for example:


Moments after immigration reform passed the Senate Thursday by a whopping 68-32 vote, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) gently nudged his House colleagues to do what it takes to ensure the success of a comprehensive overhaul.


“We will be doing whatever we can to convince our colleagues in a respectful manner,” he told a handful ...

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Most of my many mentions of John McCain here over the past five years have been uncomplimentary, to put it mildly.

But there are occasions when the old coot merits praise for actually living up to the nickname Mr. Straight Talk.

Consider THIS, for example:

Moments after immigration reform passed the Senate Thursday by a whopping 68-32 vote, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) gently nudged his House colleagues to do what it takes to ensure the success of a comprehensive overhaul.

“We will be doing whatever we can to convince our colleagues in a respectful manner,” he told a handful ...

Read more