WARREN -- U.S. Sen. John McCain backtracked Friday on a pledge to set national auto emissions standards that would supersede those California and other states want to set.So, no more cap-and-trade system (even without the cap!), and now no more national mileage standard. What a maverick that guy is... he's even bucking the McCain-Party-Line!
"I guess at the end of the day, I support the states being able to do that," he said at a town hall meeting at the GM Technical Center.
The statement appears to contradict a statement McCain made to The Detroit News last month, when he said he hoped to set a national standard that would make state standards unnecessary.
McCain Continues to Abandon Global Warming/Energy Crisis
McCain, that lovable scamp: