Aug 28, 2018
McCain: His history is our history

“His history is one of continued survival in the face of unbelievable obstacles. Five and a half years; I’ve stood in the cell where he spent most of those five and a half years in Hanoi, and it’s not a comfortable feeling, all the years later when I stood in it. And it’s abhorrent to think of any human being, being treated the way he was treated. He once told me when I asked him, that he once went three months without seeing the sun because he was held in solitary confinement, and he once went nearly five months without seeing the moon. Think about that, and think about his resilience. That’s the United States of America: Our resilience as a republic in overcoming all sorts of historical obstacles – that’s John McCain,” says veteran columnist and Morning Joe contributor Mike Barnicle as the Morning Joe panel remembers the late Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday at the age of 81. Listen to more here.