Friday, February 5, 2010

John McCain's Gay Flip-Flop

     Last week when Sen. John McCain responded to President Obama's State of the Union Address by releasing a statement in full support of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy and discrimination against homosexual soldiers who are honest about their sexual orientation, McCain was being a hypocrite.

     Four years ago, McCain stated that he would support the repeal of DADT when and if the military leadership said it was time to end the policy.  Well that time has come.  This week, the nation's top two defense officials called for an end to DADT while testifying before a Senate panel, but John McCain is playing the maverick hypocrite by disagreeing with his younger self.  He's standing firm in his bigoted refusal to allow gays and lesbians to serve openly in the military.

     I guess that destroying the careers of over 13,000 homosexual service women and men hasn't been enough for McCain.

     Jon Stewart puts it to McCain in the satirical clip embedded below, calling for the preservation of the Senate's cohesion by banning old people, like McCain, from serving. 
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