McCain's aides have admitted that they should have probably vetted Hagee a bit more thoroughly.
McCain’s aides attribute the Hagee controversy to poor vetting. But even some Republicans (not affiliated with the campaign) privately wonder how the pastor’s extreme views slipped through without notice. McCain personally wooed Hagee for more than a year.
But then again if the media continues to ignore it, it really isn't that big of a deal is it?