McCain leads Republican revolt

Democrats and liberals have waited for years for moderate Republicans to rebel against the orthodoxies of the Bush administration.

16th September, 2006

Democrats and liberals have waited for years for moderate Republicans to rebel against the orthodoxies of the Bush administration.

That moment has finally arrived.

That this rebellion should come due to a matter of national security and counter-terror ism policy might be surprising; that it should be led by Senator John McCain is less so.

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