Originally Posted by Amity Slade
It doesn't matter what kind of pressure was on McCain. He was the candidate, he was the final decision-maker, if he can't control his own campaign he can't run the country. He survived a prison camp, he ought to be able to handle his own campaign to make the big decisions for himself without giving in to any undue pressure.
Seriously, his entire campaign ran on the "I'm a war hero" meme and he couldn't make his own decisions?