Former GOP presidential nominee John McCain lashed out at the “unrelenting, merciless attacks” on his former running mate, Sarah Palin, in an exclusive interview evening with Newsmax.TV. He also fired opinions on President Barack Obama's Quran burning apology, lagging solidarity with Israel, aiding the Syrian rebels, the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's immigration reform.
“The unrelenting merciless attacks by the liberal left on Sarah Palin
since the day she was the nominee for vice president of the United
States is something that continues to confound and frankly sadden me
because it just doesn’t stop,” declared McCain in the wide-ranging
The Arizona senator was reacting to the release of 34,820 pages of
emails this week from Palin’s time as governor of Alaska — at times
candid communications that reveal Palin’s growing frustration as she
faced an onslaught of legal and ethics challenges by critics.
“She is a fine and wonderful person. She was a good governor of the
state of Alaska,” insisted McCain. “I will always treasure her
friendship and the fact is she galvanized our party. She beat Joe Biden
in a debate and yet the attacks on her continued from the liberal left,
particularly the feminists. I’ll never understand it.” (Full story)