John McCain’s temper has become the stuff of legends. Who could forget the time the Republican presidential nominee allegedly called his wife a “cunt”? Classic!
Well, Senator McCain’s short fuse got some more press this weekend after six witnesses confirm that in 1996, while meeting with POW advocates, McCain pushed a woman in a wheel chair:
According to the accounts, McCain waved his hand to shoo away Jeannette Jenkins, whose cousin was last seen in South Vietnam in 1970, causing her to hit a wall.
As McCain continued walking, Jane Duke Gaylor, the mother of another missing serviceman, approached the senator. Gaylor, in a wheelchair equipped with portable oxygen, stretched her arms toward McCain.
“McCain stopped, glared at her, raised his left arm ready to strike her, composed himself and pushed the wheelchair away from him,” according to Eleanor Apodaca, the sister of an Air Force captain missing since 1967.
McCain’s anger has many people worried about how he would handle pressures of being president. And so it should…