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Is John McCain a candidate only his mother could love?

Published January 25, 2008 10:32PM (EST)

"Holding their nose, they're gonna have to take him." -- Roberta McCain, the 95-year-old mother of Sen. John McCain, explaining that Republicans are going to make her son their nominee whether they like it or not. The elder McCain suggested that the not-quite-as-elder McCain deserves the support of Republicans because he "worked like a dog" to get George W. Bush reelected.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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