McCain Tweet on Iran Draws Criticism

Republican Sen. John McCain's tweet comparing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to a monkey is drawing criticism from a fellow GOP lawmaker as racist. On Monday, McCain wrote, "So Ahmadinejad wants to be first Iranian in space — wasn't he just there last week?" He then linked to a news story about Iran launching a monkey into space. Faced with criticism, McCain said in another tweet, "lighten up folks, can't everyone take a joke." That didn't satisfy Rep. Justin Amash of...Full Story
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