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McCain, the maverick, rides again - Gillette News Record: Opinion

McCain, the maverick, rides again

Posted: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 11:59 am, Tue Nov 5, 2013.

WASHINGTON — The Senate was out of session Monday, but John McCain was on Capitol Hill, joking, as he often does, about “trying to do the Lord’s work here in the city of Satan.”

On this particular day, the Lord’s work involved a bit of bowel humor. “There was a poll recently on the favorability of everything in American life,” he told a gathering in the Russell Senate Office Building, upstairs from his office. “The favorability numbers of Congress ranked just below a colonoscopy. So we are trying to raise it at least above that.”

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