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John Sidney McCain III  is the senior United States Senator from Arizona. He was the Republican nominee for president in the 2008 United States election.  McCain followed his father and[…]

Are we becoming a dynastic monarchy?

John McCain: I do believe it sends a message that there’s a monarchy (Chuckles); that somehow it’s either the Bushes or the Clintons. I think it’d be healthy that others that may not be part of the Washington establishment such as myself with a minority background, a governor from the Southwest, get a chance. I do believe it sends a message that somehow there is a succession in American politics – that we make decisions based on political pedigree and not on background, and qualifications and experience. Recorded on: 11/20/07