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John McCain saved America again by voting to preserve ObamaCare.


WASHINGTON, D.C. (Accredited Times) – During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump suggested that Senator John McCain was “not a war hero”.

“He was a war hero because he was captured?” Trump wondered with an obnoxious smirk on his orange face.  “I like people who weren’t captured.”

The statement shocked the accredited media given that John McCain had served five-and-a-half years in a Vietnamese prison camp and had served his country honorably as a U.S. Naval Aviator.  The alt-right has claimed that McCain crashed five planes and nearly sunk an aircraft carrier, the U.S.S. Forrestal, by recklessly doing a “wet start” — a “smart ass punk” trick that “creates a large startling flame and lots of surprise noise”.  In point of fact, however, McCain only lost four planes, and the U.S. government has made clear that the U.S.S. Forrestal incident, which killed 134 Americans, had nothing to do with McCain.

Early Friday morning, John McCain lived up to his heroic background yet again by delivering the decisive vote in killing off the Republican Party’s “skinny repeal” bill — a bill that would have rolled back ObamaCare and killed thousands of innocent Americans, both documented and undocumented alike.  The final Senate vote was 51-49 against the measure; Republicans Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine joined Senator McCain in voting against the bill.

“I thought it was the right thing to do,” McCain told reporters while leaving Capitol Hill.

McCain’s vote came after he had twice voted earlier in the week to push for the bill, which, as progressives explained, would have killed up to 20,000 people and left up to 22 million people without health insurance.  McCain’s vote also came after voting on December 3, 2015 to repeal ObamaCare, a bill that Obama subsequently vetoed.

McCain’s vote illustrates the importance of arguing politics.  McCain’s earlier votes were obviously genuine, and he obviously changed his mind only because of jawboning by progressives, and not because both the Republican and Democratic Party establishments both support ObamaCare or its predecessor, RomneyCare.  Although McCain’s closest ally, Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, voted for the repeal, it’s doubtful that the rugged South Carolina Senator would have ever switched sides if the establishment needed his vote.

McCain has now officially joined the pantheon of conservative heroes.  His vote also demonstrates the pensive intelligence of the “maverick” Senator, despite graduating 894th out of 899 students at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.

Senators cheered McCain’s heroism.  Democrats openly clapped while numerous Republicans matched their enthusiasm with fist bumps and muffled applause.

“Yeah, we’re totally against ObamaCare . . . NOT,” one anonymous Republican establishmentarian told us.  “You people are so stupid.”

“Well, the ‘base’ won’t be happy, but we sure are,” another said.  “Remember, we’re exempt from ObamaCare.”

Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), the Senate Minority Leader, more openly expressed his admiration.  “He’s a hero — he’s a hero of mine.”

McCain’s vote now cements our first African-American President’s most important legacy — delivering affordable healthcare for all Americans.

hungrypirana
hungrypirana

McCain/Waters in 2020! The best Democrats have to offer!

Pbier

But he’s a white male.

MillionDollarBonus

He’s a fucking white male Pbier, but he advocates for polices that hurt other white males. He’s one of these white males:

White People Who Support White Genocide

trav777

I saw polls showing that 2/3rds + of the US public wanted repeal and 40% or more would prefer to opt out. WHO are these kooks? They want to opt out of AFFORDABLE health care?!?!? What kind of moron does that?

McCain, due to his UNWAVERING support of Israel, is the greatest American Hero ever. He has NEVER ONCE let Israel down nor done anything that didn’t benefit Israel to the hilt and he put that above all other priorities, no matter the personal cost or sacrifices that needed to be made. THAT is heroism of the highest order and something we should all demand from our elected US representatives. Nobody should be in the Congress of the USA unless they have the same Israel-first mentality that McCain epitomized.

McCain did not hesitate, EVER, to commit US troops to defend Israel against the likes of Qaddafi or Milosevic or Assad. Those nations were hostile to Israel in terms of saying things Israel didn’t like (and by extension Saudi Arabia) and McCain heroically charged into the Senate in a limousine in order to vote middle america’s sons and a few daughters into the fight to advance Israel’s strategic priorities. This is the loyalty and fierce dedication to his nation that we all came to expect and his unquestionable patriotism, be it in Eastern Syria with our moderate opposition or on the floor of the Senate ripping into Obama for half-hearted support of Israel. This was “almost” racist by Sen McCain but because it was for Israel, it was patriotic and virtuous instead.

We will all miss John McCain when he dies a horrible twitching death.

MillionDollarBonus

I stand ready to fight and die for Israel at a moment’s notice! Sir, yes sir!

MillionDollarBonus

John McCain is a true conservative. Real conservatives are man enough to admit that they are wrong and need to change, that capitalism is uncompassionate and in need of reform, and that some services, like healthcare, are just too important to be provided by the free market. Governments have a much better track record of running things than the market, which is why we should always nationalize our most important industries. By every measure, Obamacare is a resounding success – I don’t know what alternate universe the alt right lives in, where the ACA is somehow a failure??

Vladmir Putin
Vladmir Putin

Did “they” put a programmable chip into his brain during cancer surgery? He looks like a remote-controlled zombie.

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