We remember when the John McCain campaign bus was called the "Straight Talk Express." But now that he's the GOP nominee for president, Sen. John McCain's talk is turning out to be something less than straight.
To wit: McCain, a former prisoner of war in North Vietnam, has consistently opposed torture by U.S. agents. This opposition included waterboarding, the practice of simulated drowning that apparently dates back to the Spanish Inquisition.
This week, however, McCain flip-flopped on waterboarding, a flip that has not gone unnoticed in the blogosphere.
Here's the McCain headline as interpreted by The Huffington Post:
John McCain Sells His Soul to the Right: Backs Off on Torture Ban