Originally Posted by tiptap
What I got of viewing this is that the attack by McCain was based is purported upon a notion that McCain loses his Chairmanship in the new session and was looking for a special committee to chair about the Libyan incident so he could remain relevant. Yes the statement quoted here was made but real late in the argument giving lip service to the notion that McCain was making the attack along racial lines, maybe. The whole of the argument was that it was to maintain relevancy in the next session.
McCain doesn't have a chairmanship to lose.
"Well, it is one thing for Bill Clinton to say, I feel your pain. It is another thing for Barack Obama to say I feel your pain that I have caused." - George Will