John McCain: Least Popular Senator

Congratulations to John McCain. A title has been bestowed upon him that he richly deserves. He is officially the Most Widely Disliked Snake in the Senate:

Sen. John McCain is the least popular senator in the country of those surveyed by Public Policy Polling, with low marks from members of his own party, independents and Democrats.

Just 30 percent of Arizona voters approve of the job the Republican senator is doing, while 54 percent disapprove, according to a PPP release Thursday. That is the worst of any senator’s polling in the nation that PPP has found.

Among members of his own party, McCain is at 35 percent approval to 55 percent disapproval; the comparable figures among Democrats are 29 percent to 53 percent, and among independents, 25 percent to 55 percent.

Note that a higher percentage of Republicans than of Democrats disapprove of him. Yet the GOP ran this clown as its presidential candidate in 2008, feeding the conspiracy theories of those who believe our elections to be contrived shams.

McCain, who has proved impossible to dislodge from the Senate position he secured in 1986, has threatened to run yet again. If he can’t be stopped in the primaries, he may cost the Republicans a Senate seat.

McCain also trails most potential challengers if he chooses to run again in 2016. Former Rep. Gabby Giffords led McCain 42 percent to 35 percent in a hypothetical matchup, and former Surgeon General Richard Carmona led McCain 41 percent to 35 percent.

My sincere sympathy to Gabby Giffords, but choosing a Senator is serious business, so we need to remember that she was conspicuously ditzy even before a lunatic put a bullet in her brain.

Our inability to rid ourselves of truly awful politicians like Obama’s ally McCain is reducing politics to a farce.

Anybody but McCain
Anybody but Lettuce.

On a tip from Varla. Cross-posted at Moonbattery.

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