Coming Around To McCain

In this report, some of the biggest conservative critics of McCain seem to be making lemonade out of lemons (from their point of view). Americans For Tax Reform’s Grover Norquist says: “He has moved in the right direction strongly and forcefully on taxes.” Tony Perkins, head of the Family Research Council, remarks “I have no residual issue with John McCain.” (He also tells McCain antagonist Rush Limbaugh that he “needs to get out of the studio more and talk to real people.”) David Keene, head of the American Conservative Union and a Mitt Romney backer, says he’s “resigned” to McCain winning (Gee, thanks for the vote of support, Romney must be saying.). He’s honest at least, noting  “There are people who don’t like the idea of a being off a campaign or being on the bad list if the guy gets into the White House.This is a town in which 90 percent of the people balance their access and income on the one hand versus their principles on the other.”

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