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John McCain's Lasting Anger

Railing against Don't Ask Don't Tell, shooting down an immigration bill he once sponsored, pushing his own changes to Start-the tougher John McCain who emerged in the primaries may be here to stay.

When Sen. John McCain took the floor before the groundbreaking vote to repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell, he furiously told the Senate, "Today is a very sad day," and announced, "There will be high-fives over all the liberal bastions of America," from "the elite schools that bar military recruiters from campus" to "the salons of Georgetown."

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John McCain, the fighter pilot, war hero, and the man who would be king (twice), has been left fighting an opponent that has already left the ring. On the same day as the Dadt repeal, he voted against the Dream Act, legislation he initially sponsored. On Tuesday, he voted

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