Driven by political greed, RINO U.S. Senator and failed 2008 presidential candidate John McCain is already maneuvering to shore up his 2016 re-election chances in his home state of Arizona.
The 78-year-old senator, who was first sent to Washington, DC during the Reagan administration, replaced the late, great Barry Goldwater in the U.S. Senate from Arizona has declared an-all out war against the pro-liberty, pro-Constitution Tea Party grassroots movement, the base of his own party, in his home state.
Desiring revenge for his stunning censure by the Arizona Republican Party in January of 2014, McCain is using the power of his office to replace conservatives in state GOP party areas of influence, with his RINO robots. Politico confirmed the strategy after speaking with nearly a dozen sources, who they refer to as “McCain operatives, donors, and friends.”
As reported, one of McCain’s targets was none other than the man who was instrumental in seeing that McCain was appropriately censored, (emphasis added):
The biggest foe to fall: Timothy Schwartz, the man who authored the McCain censure resolution. Earlier this month, Schwartz was ousted from his post as a GOP legislative district chairman by a group of newly elected precinct committeemen who voted in favor of a McCain-aligned candidate. Another outspoken McCain detractor, A.J. LaFaro, recently announced that he wouldn’t be seeking reelection to the Maricopa County Republican chairmanship, a tacit recognition that he didn’t have enough support to win.
In an interview, Schwartz blamed his ouster squarely on McCain, whom he said had singled him out. “It’s very clear what’s going on,” he said. “Look, John McCain has prominence and money and influence and because of that he thinks he can ramrod us.”
McCain has run several successful campaigns, always running as a staunch conservative, then operating like his liberal Democrat “friends” shortly after retaining power.
A perfect example was McCain running campaign ads saying “complete the danged [border] fence,” only to immediately go soft on amnesty and illegal immigration soon after his re-election in 2010.
Chris Rossiter, President of the Greater Phoenix Tea Party, issued the following statement regarding McCain’s power move, saying McCain’s skin might even be thinner than Obama’s (ouch!), and that McCain and his progressive ilk will eventually be dismantled:
John McCain is the only politician I can think of whose skin might be thinner than Obama’s.
He is still stinging from the censure dealt out by his own party in Arizona two years ago. He can’t afford to have that happen again during an election cycle. That is why he is resorting to desperate and petty tactics. It’s embarrassing for a US Senator to expend effort to squeeze a precinct committeeman out of his position by flooding that man’s precinct with a slate of shills. That’s just what his people did to the man who organized the censure effort.
The power struggle within the Arizona GOP is cyclical (it predates the Tea Party) and McCain’s money (from Democrats, establishment types, and mommy’s purse) is being used to posture him for his 2016 run.
The Tea Party in Arizona is focused on organizing and developing long-term strategies to dismantle the network of the left. The ultimate goal of that effort is to make people like John McCain and their progressive coffers irrelevant regardless of how big their money supply happens to be. We may cede some ground to the RINO’s from time-to-time during that process, but we are confident in the end we will prevail.