In cased you missed it, Ann Coulter said on Hannity and Colmes she would support Hillary over McCain, stating McCain is more liberal than Hillary. But is that true? Look what ABC News has to say:
… controversial pundit Ann Coulter — who supports Mitt Romney for president — said she would back Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-NY, over Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.
“She’s more conservative that he is,” she said.
Factually, it’s a ludicrous claim. On judges, abortion, same sex marriage, taxes, health care, the war in Iraq, and on and on .. he’s demonstrably more conservative.
Clinton’s 2006 vote ratings from liberal groups: Americans for Democratic Action – 95%; ACLU – 83%; League of Conservation Voters – 71%.
Her 2006 ratings from conservative groups: National Taxpayers Union – 17%; Americans Conservative Union – 6%; Club for Growth – 8%; Family Research Council – 0%.
McCain’s liberal group ratings: ADA – 15%; ACLU – 33%; LCV – 29%.
And conservative group: NTU – 88%; ACU – 65%; CFG – 76%; FRC – 62%.
We have no idea what criteria Coulter used for her comparison, but for any reasonable comparison (as ABC points out), McCain is much more conservative than Hillary (both Coulter and Hannity are Romney supporters).
McCain isn’t the ideal president, but such bizarre rants against McCain don’t make sense. We have disagreements with McCain to be sure, but at least we know where he stands. If you’re supporting Romney, we just have one question – do you honestly know what he believes? He’s flip-flopped on abortion, gay-rights and so much else, do you really know what you’re voting for?