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Book by Cliff Schechter
The Real McCain Wikipedia
The Real McCain: Why Conservatives Don't Trust Him and Why Independents Shouldn't by Cliff Schecter is a 2008 book that analyzes the political transformation of Senator John McCain. Starting with the Keating Five lobbying scandal, it covers McCain's political transformation to a reformer and a Barry Goldwater Republican in the 1990s, his flirtation with Democratic positions in 2001 and recreation as a "maverick", and finally his metamorphosis into one of the Bush Administration's strongest supporters in the Senate during George W. Bush's second term.
Author Cliff Schecter is a political writer and activist.