McCain: I'd Sign Amnesty Bill, But 'They' Want Borders Secured First

Takeaway exchange from John McCain's Meet The Press appearance today.
TIM RUSSERT: If the Senate passed your bill, S-1433, the McCain-Kennedy immigration bill, would you as president sign it?

JOHN MCCAIN: Yeah, but the lesson is that it isn't going to come, it isn't going to come. The lesson is they want the borders secured first.

View video here.

"They" want the borders secured first. From the same man who said:

I think the fence is least effective. But I’ll build the goddamned fence if they want it.
Will the MSM let voters know that McCain continues to support the amnesty bill he forged with Ted Kennedy, and only grudgingly agrees to secure the borders because "they" -- those pesky American citizens, want it?
Mark Finkelstein
Mark Finkelstein
Mark Finkelstein is a contributing editor for NewsBusters.