At the end of the today's hearings on Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) announced that he will still block the National Defense Authorization Act if it includes a repeal of the policy.
"I will not agree to have this bill go forward," he said. "Because our economy is in the tank." [my em]
Nobody in their right mind, even one staunchly against the bill, could pull that out of their ass and say it with a straight face. Wonder what he's gonna be like when he gets into Strom Thurmond territory?