Liberals Turn On McCain After He Agrees To Vote For Tax Bill

Amber Athey Podcast Columnist
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Liberals are back to hating on Republican Sen. John McCain now that he has decided to vote for the GOP’s tax reform bill.

Liberals and media pundits fawned over the Arizona senator just a few months ago when he repeatedly dashed Republican dreams of repealing and replacing Obamacare. (RELATED: Liberal Pundits Praise McCain For Vote Against Skinny Repeal) 

However, now that McCain is officially a “yes” vote on tax reform, liberals are back to painting him as an evil villian, just as they did when he received his brain cancer diagnosis. (RELATED: Liberals Attack McCain After Brain Cancer Diagnosis)

Paul Krugman, a liberal economist that writes for The New York Times, asserted that McCain’s “legacy” will be one of “partisan hackery.”

In a now-deleted tweet, Huffington Post’s Ashley Feinberg brought out her inner morbidness by alluding to McCain’s death.

“Congratulations to john mccain’s wife and children on their upcoming tax-free inheritance,” she said, referring to the bill’s reforms on the estate tax.

Screen Shot Ashley Feinberg Twitter (Nov 30, 2017)

Feinberg deleted the tweet after major backlash, insisting “it’s not worth it.”

Eric Boehlert, a writer for Shareblue, mocked liberals who referred to McCain as a “maverick” when he voted against the Republican health care bills.

Move On campaign director Sunjeev Very also attacked McCain’s legacy, declaring that it would be “massive deficits.”

“It’s telling that McCain (like other proponents of the bill) feels the need to lie about what the bill does,” said journalist Matthew Yglesias, an interesting claim considering how badly the media has been misrepresenting the details of the bill. (RELATED: MSNBC Anchor Misleads On GOP Tax Reform) 

In a particularly nasty tweet, Media Revolt founder Michael Salamone accused McCain of “sell[ing] out to the highest bidder.”

“He’s a hack,” journalist Rex Nutting declared.

Thom Dunn, a writer for Upworthy, said that McCain proved he has no integrity by choosing to vote “yes” on the bill.

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