Cliff Schecter, political commentator and consultant, discusses his new book, The Real McCain: Why Conservatives Don’t Trust Him and Why Independents Shouldn’t, the counter rally against a John McCain fundraiser in Phoenix, his medical records, the status of his health, his fundraising tactics and the lobbyist connections, who Cliff Schecter is going to vote for in the presidential election, Bush’s signing statements, possible vice presidential candidates, McCain’s incompetence on economic issues, the shutdown of the PNAC website, the alleged attack by John McCain on a member of Congress, McCain’s preacher controversy, the resignations of lobbyists in the McCain campaign for having represented foreign dictators and takes questions from callers.
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Cliff Schecter is a political commentator and political consultant. He is the author of his new book, The Real McCain. Schecter is a Senior Fellow at Working America, the community-based affiliate of the AFL-CIO, and is presently working on his dissertation to complete a Ph.D in American History from American University.