CPAC 2019: What Republicans’ Treatment of John McCain Teaches Us About the Nature of Legacies

John McCain in 1973 (Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog)

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always had a soft spot for politicians who are willing to risk their careers and reputations for the sake of their principles. Few politicians have as much experience with that as the late Republican Senator John McCain. McCain’s life would’ve been much more comfortable had he chosen the path of…

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Outer space enthusiast. Japanese history junkie. I write about politics, culture, and mental illness. Disagreement is a precursor to progress.

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D.A. Kirk

D.A. Kirk

Outer space enthusiast. Japanese history junkie. I write about politics, culture, and mental illness. Disagreement is a precursor to progress.

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