AND HE IS NO MORE CONCIENCIOUS ABOUT UNDERSTANDING THE ISSUES NOW.
OK his advisors tell him what to say but it comes out when he speaks off the cuff.
Maybe, with his bluster and bombast he can shoot from the hip within the walls of the Senate and the members of the most exclusive good old boys club in the world can wink at each other .” He might be a picturesque old salt but he is OUR picturesque old salt.” He found his nitch.
Most Senators and Congressmen (and Congresswomen) have a good understanding of issues but it is not indespensible. Voting and making speeches does not necessarily making anything go.
McCain headed a training unit in the Navy for one year . That is the totality of McCain’s experience of making something go. I cannot say if he did it well or otherwise.