[Ed. – Er, OK. Not sure what to say here. This is why we Hobbit voters cherish our ability to vote-’em-out so much: because there’s a whole contingent of people that genuinely thinks it doesn’t matter that Kasich said this. Burbling enthusiasm over a fellow politician, such that you make inane, anti-constitutional comments, equals unconsciousness of the weight of public trust. These old-consensus pols really do live in an insulated echo chamber.]
“I think John McCain is a hero,” Ohio Gov. John Kasich told CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. …
“Let’s talk about McCain. I love John McCain,” Kasich said. “John McCain is such an amazing guy, not just an American hero, but here is a guy who has served his country well. He is outspoken. He takes orders from no one.
“As far as I’m concerned, McCain shouldn’t even have to run for election in the Senate. He ought to be in the Senate as long as he wants to be. You know, he is in a tough race out there. I’m going out there. I don’t care what it takes. I have got to go out there and help McCain. …”