It’s not that John McCain’s call for more U.S. troops to be dispatched to Iraq—in the face of the Iraq Study Group’s unanimous recommendation that just the opposite take place—is disingenuous.
He is, after all, a confirmed believer in the democratizing doctrine of American neoconservatism, a proponent of the overthrow of Saddam Hussein back when Read More
For all the national attention surrounding John McCain’s two highly anticipated, protest-ridden commencement speeches in New York last week, the Senator actually saved some of his best material for the crowd that gathered on Friday behind closed doors in the back of the Regency Hotel.
In a small, mirror-paneled room guarded by a Secret Read More
Last Thursday, President George W. Bush struck a deal to accept Senator John McCain’s ban on the torture of U.S.-held detainees. But by the weekend, all the shoddy rationales his administration had previously put forward to justify inhuman, cruel and degrading treatment were back in play—this time to justify the unauthorized surveillance of American Read More