McCain the Patriot: “Country First or Obama First”


John McCain put the choice rather directly during a campaign rally on Monday afternoon when he declared, “Country first or Obama first.” In other words, there is only one way a true patriot can vote–and Obama does not love his country as much as McCain does. Anyone care to argue that such an argument is not a scoundrel’s refuge?

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    David Corn is Mother Jones' Washington bureau chief and an on-air analyst for MSNBC. He is the co-author (with Michael Isikoff) of Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump. He is the author of three New York Times bestsellers, Showdown, Hubris (with Isikoff), and The Lies of George W. Bush, as well as the e-book, 47 Percent: Uncovering the Romney Video that Rocked the 2012 Election. For more of his stories, click here. He's also on Twitter and Facebook.