McCain may not care if his lies get more and more disgusting. But some are noticing. Here's the St Petersburg Times' editorial today:

McCain's straight talk has become a toxic mix of lies and double-speak. It is leaving a permanent stain on his reputation for integrity, and it is a short-term strategy that eventually will backfire with the very types of independent-thinking voters that were so attracted to him.

You can look through my entire archives and columns. I always respected McCain, even when I disagreed with him. I made him my close second pick to Ron Paul in the primaries. I backed him in 2000. I have chatted and spent time with him and always admired him. No more. His actions and words in the last month have been despicable.

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