The Restless Wave by John McCain and Mark Salter review – a blindly patriotic, militarised memoir
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US senator John McCain’s cancer battle sets the mood for this chronicle of ‘great’ political fights

‘He’s dying anyway”: that was a White House aide’s vile excuse for dismissing recent criticism from John McCain, the doughty senator who has become the conscience of the Republican party. McCain does indeed have brain cancer, and he has chosen to go out like a rancorous prophet, deploring the paranoid, anti-historical hysteria to which Trump panders.

McCain’s impending death gives this book’s...


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