Sykes: ‘The Grace and the Dignity of John McCain Is in Such a Dramatic Contrast to Donald Trump’

‘I think he’s bothered by the contrast that the country is seeing and will see in coming weeks between what John McCain represents in American politics and in the American character and what Donald Trump represents’

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SYKES: "I think that there’s something about John McCain that really does haunt Donald Trump. And again, it’s not like the votes on ObamaCare, it is the kind of man that he is; it is the man who served. You know, one of the ironies of course is a lot of Trump supporters say they support Trump because he fights. Well, he didn’t fight. He sat out the Vietnam War. He was the rich boy who partied so hard that he said his Vietnam was not getting venereal disease, while John McCain was enduring the unendurable for five and a half years. And the grace and the dignity of John McCain is in such a dramatic contrast to Donald Trump. And Donald Trump, despite all his claims to be in support of the military, seems very almost embarrassed in the face of that genuine heroism. So I think he’s really bothered by the contrast that the country is seeing and will see in coming weeks between what John McCain represents in American politics and in the American character and what Donald Trump represents.”

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