You know what I like?
I like it that John McCain refers to drilling for oil offshore as drilling for oil offshore, and not "deep sea exploration," which is what the Frank Luntzes of the world would have him say. It's more honest that way. Straightforward.
A side note: so McCain changed his mind about an issue. He's moving away from the default environmentalist position, so his "flipflopping" is automatically an issue. Criticizing the policy is an appropriate way to approach it if you're an Obama supporter, but why begrudge the man for changing his mind as conditions (our general awareness of climate change, the Iraq war, gas prices, etc) have changed? Perhaps he changed his mind for the wrong reason... but that's an argument that one has to make, not just assume.
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