Normally we prefer Republicans nicknamed “Maverick” to act a little more mavericky than this.

The Senate will certainly never vote down Obamacare as long as Republicans are in the minority (which can be changed), and it’ll certainly never happen as long as some of those Republicans are the Democrats’ best friend.

https://twitter.com/Mustng959Welsh/status/380803389124128768

However, McCain’s trying to save the GOP, or something:

Iowahawk summed up the situation as only he can in this tweet from earlier today:

Ha!

Video of McCain’s appearance on CNN:

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Excellent!