John McCain, former standard bearer of the Republican Party, once touted himself as a maverick. In fact, he and running mate Sarah Palin were two mavericks, going to Washington to shake up the political establishment.
Now McCain is stepping back. He's not a maverick anymore, McCain told Newsweek.
So is he or isn't he? Who knows. McCain has two minds about a lot of topics, though that's hardly the image he wants to project. He wants to be tough, just like the consistent conservative he claims to be.
But his record is anything but consistent. Read the story here.