‘He’s so mavericky’: Glenn reacts to Sen. John McCain’s epic flip-flop

Remember when Senator John McCain (R-AZ) referred to anyone fighting to delay/defund Obamacare as a “wacko bird”? Well – irony of all ironies – six weeks later, Sen. McCain is calling for the “total repeal” of the law. Sen. McCain announced his flip-flop during an interview with Fox News’ Greta van Susteren last night.

“You know, there's times that you look at John McCain and you say, ‘You're a dirt bag weasel’ and then other times you look at him and you say, ‘You're a weasel dirt bag,’” Glenn said on radio this morning. “And it's that dichotomy of is he a ‘dirt bag weasel’ or weasel dirt bag’ that [makes him] the most mavericky maverick I've ever seen – and I know mavericks.”

To start, let’s take a look at what Sen. McCain had to say about fellow Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) in September:

“Yeah, he didn't know what he was doing. He was really pretty stupid and he's a wacko bird,” Glenn said mockingly. “And you know, it couldn't be that those people who are doing this, actually believed in something. Actually, at least wanted to be on the record saying, ‘This is wrong… I'm not playing a game.’ No, it couldn't be that. No, they are just dumb. They're some of them are anarchists, some of them are even terrorists. However, when the lousy senator from Arizona – I'd like to call him the good senator from Arizona but I don't think he's a good senator from Arizona, I think he's a lousy senator from Arizona – when the lousy senator from Arizona decides that oh wait a minute, now the political winds have changed, now he wants to jump on.”

Last night, during his sit-down with van Susteren, Sen. McCain announced his “solution” for what he now apparently believes to be the diabolical healthcare law:

MCCAIN: The solution is, first of all, to let people keep their insurance if they want to. Or at least reinstate them. Second of all, let the insurance companies give a menu of whatever they want to provide. Third of all, medical savings account. Fourth of all, medical malpractice reform. Let people go across state lines to, in order to, if they can get a better insurance policy in another state. And remove this whole tax incentive for employers to provide employees health insurance.

“He's an anarchist,” Glenn said sarcastically. “He's not a terrorist is he? Is he a wacko bird? He's not a wacko bird saying we should repeal this thing is he?”

When van Susteren suggested Sen. McCain’s “solution” sounded like a “repeal,” Sen. McCain declared:

MCCAIN: That’s exactly right. That is total repeal in every other way. Because what Obamacare is, is an experiment in social engineering — in other words, making healthy people pay more…in order to subsidize the health care for people that are older and unhealthy. That is the ultimate in social engineering.

While Sen. McCain has called for the repeal of Obamacare in the past, his recent remarks stand in stark contrast to that belief. He was perfectly content throwing his colleagues under the bus over an idea he now seems to be suggesting. Why the change of heart, Sen. McCain?

“Whoa. Wait a minute. John McCain you're such a maverick. If I may recognize the lousy senator from Arizona, I'm trying to get my arms around this. He's so maverick,” Glenn said. “It's almost like he's using someone else's recycled idea, you know? And it's almost like he had to destroy someone so he could retain his power. You know what I mean? And then take his idea and then just recycle it, repackage it, and then go on the sources that won't hold him accountable at all because they are part of the problem. You know what I mean?”

“He's just now on Fox News, saying, repeal, does he know that there's no chance of that ever happening? Does he realize that? Or, does he think there is a chance now? And so he can look like the leader that he always has been,” he continued. “Oh my goodness, because now, if we have a chance, he's already destroyed every one else. And if he could just make it look mavericky, the GOP could look like this was their idea, and they are working together with the maverick. Oh, what a win for the progressives, almost… Again, I just can't decide whether he is a ‘dirt bag weasel’ or a ‘weasel dirt bag.’ I can't decide.”

Watch Sen. McCain’s entire interview with van Susteren HERE.

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"There is a growth of the reluctant hero in all stories ... so many people think that they don't have what it takes, that they're not the hero," Glenn said to Peterson. "How do you get people to recognize and then have the courage to stand? You've taken a beating ... why is it worth it and how do you get there?"

"I think it's worth it because I believe the alternative is worse ... to stay silent when you have something to say," Peterson replied. "You don't know what it is within you that requires your voice, right, because you feel like 'I have something to say.' Where does that come from exactly, that feeling that you have something to say?

"Maybe you're disgruntled at work and you're choking on your own bile because the situation is not just in your estimation," he continued. "You're dying to say something, but you won't. Well, you'll die if you don't say it. Maybe it's a death by a thousand cuts. I don't like deferred punishment. I'd rather take it now and keep the future clean, which is why I encourage people to have the fights now, not to hide things in the fog for later. They grow and metastasize. It's better to confront what you need to confront when it's small and you have some possibility of victory."

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