Is he the Vietnam hero who survived 5 years at the Hanoi Hilton with the help of some friends?
He used to be.
Is he the man who came home from Vietnam, found out his wife had been disfigured in a horrible accident, and proceeded to cheat on her?
Is he the man who married a rich and beautiful woman to show he had not lost his naval aviator chops?
Is he the Senator who got mixed up with Charles Keating and ended up selling out his integrity and got away with it only because the Senate could not dredge up enough evidence to convict him of anything?
You be the judge.
Is he the man who voted to deregulate Wall Street to the point it was able to pull the wool over investors' eyes and profit off of bad debt?
Is he the man who called his wife a particularly derogatory term in public?
Is he the "maverick" who voted with George Bush 90% of the time?
The evidence is in the Congressional records.
Is he the man who acted at two debates like his opponent was not even in the room?
Is he the man who stood idly by as people made derogatory comments about his opponent at rallies, comments which smacked of racism?
Yes, but not anymore apparently.
Is he the candidate who is watching his poll numbers continue to slip and realizing that the end of the road for his chance is near?
Count on it.
Who is the real John McCain? The public may never really know.