McCain Calls Iran's President A Monkey, Tells People To "Lighten Up" -- CBS
It's not a lot to ask - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., just wants everyone to "lighten up" and enjoy his joke about Iran's president being a monkey.
Responding to reports that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is ready and willing to suit up his astronaut gear to help his country reach its goal of achieving a manned space flight, the notoriously candid McCain wrote on Twitter this morning:
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Update #1: McCain compares Iranian leader to monkey; draws GOP charge of racism -- NBC
Update #2: McCain tweet comparing Iranian president to monkey draws criticism -- Washington Post/AP
My Comment: I do not know which is more silly .... US Senator McCain's tweets .... or this story.
Senator McCain's twitter account is here.