Republican Senator John McCain died yesterday and liberals have been tripping over themselves to praise the man they once hated. This has less to with any genuine liberal respect for McCain and more to do with the fact that he became a vocal opponent of President Trump. Liberals hate Trump and if McCain did too, that made him okay on the left. This insincerity is illustrated perfectly by these “then and now” tweets from liberal sources.
Here’s what The Huffington Post had to say about McCain after his passing:
In addition to his lifetime of public service, McCain moved the needle on glioblastoma awareness.
“He dedicated his life to serving the country he loved. I have no doubt that the Maverick’s legacy will forever be an important model of leadership and civil discourse.”
And here’s what the HuffPo thought about McCain back in 2008 when he was running against Obama for president:
On the red carpet for McCain: Hitler, Satan and Jeffrey Dahmer. I swear, the pre-debate coverage on E! is TOTALLY AWESOME. -billbarol
sn’t that strange? McCain used to be an evil Nazi cannibal serial killer, but once he started opposing Donald Trump, he was transformed into a humanitarian role model.
It gets worse with out-of-work pseudo-comedian Kathy Griffin. President Trump sent out a nice message following McCain’s death… MORE