Mr. President, you need to give it a rest. Give it up. Stop invoking the memory of a generally respected — if not beloved — U.S. senator.
I refer to the late John McCain, whom you have decided to criticize posthumously yet again.
I get that Sen. McCain cast a critical vote against repealing the Affordable Care Act. It still sticks in your craw. Good grief, man! Get over it!
Now you’ve decided to take on the late senator over his role in the release of that “dossier” involving Russian interference in our election.
Look, it was bad enough that you said Sen. McCain was a Vietnam War hero “only because he was captured.” And that you “like people who aren’t captured. OK?” That was an unforgivable denigration of an actual war hero who fought in a conflict that you managed to avoid — or evade — because of those dubious “bone spurs.”
Sen. McCain died this past summer after spending a lifetime serving the country he loved. Why do you insist on continuing this campaign against his memory? That you would disparage this career public servant who thrust himself into harm’s way in wartime is abhorrent on its face
The senator’s daughter — TV personality Meghan McCain — is right to respond to your ridiculous criticism by saying the country “never will love” you the way it does her father.
I know I might as well beseech the chair I’m sitting on at the moment for all the good it will do to implore you to exercise some common decency.
But I’ll try nevertheless.
Knock off the hideous criticism of someone who is unable to respond to your juvenile petulance.