Dear Senator McCain: What Happens On Twitter, Stays On Twitter

This tweet from Senator John McCain back in August 2009 came across my timeline this afternoon thanks to someone’s ReTweet:

How times have changed.


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Doug Mataconis
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Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. legion says:

    So wait – does this mean CNN is using Sen McCain as a human shield? I’m so confused.

  2. Regardless of recent events, this doesn’t look like anything you’d have wanted to have Tweeted in, like, ever.