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Saturday, April 29, 2006

McCain Says "Clean Government" More Important Than First Amendment

Did you catch Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, on the Imus Show responding to criticism from Talk Radio's Michael Graham? Here's the key quote:

"He [Michael Graham] also mentioned my abridgement of First Amendment rights, i.e. talking about campaign finance reform....I know that money corrupts....I would rather have a clean government than one where quote First Amendment rights are being respected, that has become corrupt. If I had my choice, I’d rather have the clean government."

Is there any remaining doubt that McCain thinks your core rights are less important than his idea of "clean government"?

I will NEVER vote for this guy for anything ... except the title "retired Arizona senator."