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Zorro

(15,948 posts)
Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:04 PM Sep 2019

Cindy McCain says GOP no longer the 'party that my husband and I belonged to'

Cindy McCain, the widow of the late Sen. John McCain, said on a podcast released Wednesday that the Republican Party is "excluding people for the wrong reasons" and is no longer "the party that my husband and I belonged to."

When McCain was asked if Democrats have a chance to win Arizona in 2020, she said she "really can" see the southwestern state going blue.

"We have, on my side of the aisle, on the Republican side, we see a local party in Arizona that's not functioning well. And it's excluding people. And it's excluding people for the wrong reasons," McCain said in an interview for Politico's "Women Rule" podcast.

"If you're not walking the line, then you're out. That's just not right. That's not the party that my husband and I belonged to."

https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/25/politics/cindy-mccain-republican-party-john-mccain/index.html

Well Cindy, today's GOP is the same party that your husband and you belonged to. It's just more in-your-face about it now.

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Cindy McCain says GOP no longer the 'party that my husband and I belonged to' (Original Post) Zorro Sep 2019 OP
Perhaps she should clue daughter into her insight. dewsgirl Sep 2019 #1
Actually, it is. The GOP has been a whorehouse for hucksters, charlatans, and racists since Dawson Leery Sep 2019 #2
I agree. cyndensco Sep 2019 #12
Your daughter still belongs to it. Mike 03 Sep 2019 #3
Maybe she should talk to her daughter. blueinredohio Sep 2019 #4
Come to the Dems, Cindy. We welcome you. Funtatlaguy Sep 2019 #5
Ah, you noticed. Vogon_Glory Sep 2019 #6
Mean more if she says she supports Biden for president. beachbumbob Sep 2019 #7
It is the party you created. Tech Sep 2019 #8
Ammunition for the GOP defectors to latch onto. ffr Sep 2019 #9
LOL. Sure. Tell it to John's well-worn rubber stamp. PSPS Sep 2019 #10
Maybe shouldn't have picked Sarah Palin... DanTex Sep 2019 #11
In a few years the GOP will be a minor party. Their voters aren't getting younger Opel_Justwax Sep 2019 #13
I truly admire McCain for many actions he took throughout his life. TidalWave46 Sep 2019 #14
Too little, too late. Mosby Sep 2019 #15

Dawson Leery

(19,358 posts)
2. Actually, it is. The GOP has been a whorehouse for hucksters, charlatans, and racists since
Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:08 PM
Sep 2019

the has-been actor took over in 80'.

Vogon_Glory

(9,299 posts)
6. Ah, you noticed.
Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:17 PM
Sep 2019

Now you know why the Republican moderates and moderate-conservatives of thirty years ago packed up and left.

 

TidalWave46

(2,061 posts)
14. I truly admire McCain for many actions he took throughout his life.
Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:45 PM
Sep 2019

That includes his service to country after leaving the military.

I'm still not blind to the fact that todays GOP is every bit of who McCain was. A supporter of trickle down economics that helped expand systemic governmental oppression of minorities, an impediment to providing healthcare to everyone, and a hawk.

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