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McCain Apologizes For Calling Rand Paul, Ted Cruz ‘Wacko Birds’

Friday afternoon on Fox News, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) delivered his first on-camera apology to his Senate colleagues Rand Paul (R-KY) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) for calling them “wacko birds” in an interview with The Huffington Post following Paul’s filibuster.

Responding to a question from Neil Cavuto about his recent confrontations with the younger generation of his party, McCain offered a humble and sincere apology. “In an interview I said that Senator Paul and Senator Cruz were ‘wacko birds,’” he said. “That was inappropriate. I apologize to them for saying that because I respect them both. I respect what they stand for and what they believe in.”


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Oh, stuff it! Talk is cheap.

Actions speak louder than words and the old Coot's record speaks for him far better than his moving lips do. I don't care about his fake apology. Did he learn anything about blowback yet from that stupid, senile, remark?

And his name will remain "Coot", as far as I'm concerned.

“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”
―Emmet Fox

"Coot McCain" has a nice ring to it.

As does "Graham Cracker". Both quite fitting, too.


The future has spoken, and the past has apologized.

Rand Paul 2016.


was truly eloquent.

You win the comment of the day award.

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

He can apologize by retiring.

He's like a pile of maggots.

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insult helpless maggots like that.

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At least

maggots have a purpose.

You're right. My apologies to

You're right. My apologies to nature's clean-up crew.

Humble? Sincere? McCain?

Contradiction in itself.



shut up McCain. We don't need your damage control, I'm sorry you messed up and further hurt your own reputation by yet again not thinking about things before you blurt out your nonsense. Just retire and spare yourself from continuously making a bafoon of yourself.

Beep beep boop beep... I am a Paulbot... prepare for liberty and prosperity!

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And take your colleague, crazy joe...

biden, with you!

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.


dont forget the closet case too!!!

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

Lip Service

Doing whatever it takes to excuse his position in office. This guy is just another bush/cheney/bankers/establishment kiss ass.

McCain's buddy, buddy, status quo stance has netted him how many houses? Luxury boats? Whatever the old nitwit wants. He's as addicted to money as the rest of the crooks in our government.

Makes you wonder how come presidents spend so many millions to get a 140k a year job????? Yet like so many congressmen and senators, become multi millionaires as a result of their position in the established government that has recklessly wasted the wealth of our nation and stolen countless dollars from the working class.

So, that's that

We're no longer crazy

First the ignor you.. mission accomplished, we are no longer being ignored
then they laugh at you.. mission accomplished, wacko is now done

They've been fighting us.. so it looks like we're about to


Awesome comment (((((((( Granger ))))))))

This war criminal neo-con should apologize firstly to all the victims of the illegal un-Constitutional wars he voted for.

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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Certainly an interesting turn of events.

although I sort of liked the ring of the "wacko bird alliance."

Love or fear? Choose again with every breath.


Already taken by the Women's Basketball Association I think...

"Sincere apology" my ass

Too little, too late, McCain.

Ron Paul convert from the Heart of Dixie

Too little too late. I want

Too little too late. I want something tangible from those two pests now, McCain and Graham. How about a one thousand word essay on the difference between Non-Interventionist and Isolationist. It better be good, and delivered to FOX News.