WRITTEN BY: GEORGE LUJACK
a lone dissenter, as an intellectual, an artist, or a politician, who takes an independent stand apart from his or her associates.
“I do my job as a senator,” said McCain, who further stated that he voted against the Obamacare repeal bill “because I thought it was the right vote.” – Sen. John McCain
A maverick, such as a conscientious objector, takes an independent stance when moved by conscience, morals, or principles. A lying hypocrite takes a stance against his or her own stated position and word. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) is a liar.
A 2005 University of Southern California study found evidence of brain abnormalities in pathological liars.