Sen. John McCain’s daughter says her dad is “depressed” and “frustrated” with the tea party faction of the Republican Party, which she called “the hyper-conservative wing.”
A state of mind many in the tea party can relate to in their radical pursuit of a more fiscally responsible, limited federal government.
Ms. McCain, who has her own reality show “Raising McCain,” said the last time her father was so depressed about the state of politics was after his failed 2008 presidential bid, according to the Washington Times.
“He is so depressed. He is so downtrodden,” Ms. McCain said. “The way he’s talking about it, how he’s never seen it this bad in his 30-plus years in office.”