If you look at Platinum Mike’s policies they are generally left-of-center and his Republicanism was always a matter of convenience. Then again, there he was in the summer of ’04 turning the tragedy of 9/11 into a photo-op for Generalissimo Bush and the Conservatron Hate Machine.
Once a Bush Patsy, always a Bush Patsy. Unforgiveable. And that goes quadruply so for John McCain.