Sen. John McCain Called Racist for ‘Space Monkey’ Tweet About Iran Leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Sen. John McCain sparked outrage with a tweet calling Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad a “space monkey” over his desire to be the first Iranian in space. Some are accusing Sen. McCain of racism. You will recall John McCain also mumbled “bomb, bomb Iran” during the 2008 presidential campaign. This is the same man who has serious reservations about Chuck Hagel becoming our next Defense Secretary. Funny how Sen. John McCain has so much free time to tweet….

Sen. McCain later tweeted:

I’m surprised he hasn’t deleted the offensive tweet. Here’s a tweet from GOP Rep. Justin Amash slamming John McCain:

This was cross-posted from The Hinterland Gazette.

Author: JANET SHAN