If there is any one main reason why John McCain is losing in his own home state, this could be it.
As of July 7, McCain had missed 61.8 percent of the roll call votes in
this Congress, which made him the No. 1 absentee in the Senate (number
two was Tim Johnson, who has been recovering from a brain hemorrhage).
Obama missed 43.5 percent of the roll call votes.
As the quote above mentions, those of us in South Dakota know all about absentee Senators, but he had a valid excuse. So what is McCain’s problem? Could it be an aversion to putting his name on an issue that he may have to flip flop on later on?
Either way Arizonans deserve better.