Archive for April, 2008

The Great McCain Story You've Probably Forgotten

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

Slate.com (April 9, 2008) reprint from 1997 New York Times Magazine profile of McCain, “The Subversive”

A nurse entered and seemed surprised to find anyone there, and it wasn’t long before I found out why: Almost no one visits anymore. In his time, which was not very long ago, Mo Udall was one of the most-sought-after men in the Democratic Party. Yet as he dies in a veterans hospital a few miles from the Capitol, he is visited regularly only by a single old political friend, John McCain. “He’s not going to wake up this time,” McCain said.

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