(CNN)— Cindy McCain on Monday beat back accusations her husband is known to have a bad temper, saying it’s often mistaken for his passion for the issues.
“He is passionate about the future of this country,” Mrs. McCain, wife of presumptive Republican Presidential nominee John McCain , said while serving as a co-host on ABC’s “The View.” “Some people mistake that for temper.” Mrs. McCain also insisted the issue is one of the biggest misconceptions people have of her husband.
The Arizona senator defended the claims again Sunday after The Washington Post devoted a portion of its front page to a lengthy investigation into McCain’s past.
Earlier this month McCain told CNN’s Dana Bash voters should expect him to get angry sometimes.
"When I see corruption in Washington, when I see wasting needlessly of their tax dollars, when I see people behaving badly—they expect me to get angry, and I will get angry," he said. "Because I won’t stand for corruption, and I won’t stand for waste of their tax dollars and I will demand that people serve their country first and the special interests second."
Speaking on Monday, Cindy McCain also said while she is reserved about her place in politics, she is excited about having being part of “American history.”
HE is to OLD
Kind of interesting-the thought of having a President who really, and truly does believe the "Buck" ( and the BS) stops here!!
Temper? Hah, that old fossil barely has a temperature.
Watch how fast the other side rolls in here to rip Cindy to pieces... The party of Unity & Change will be here in a second just like they go after each other....
Unity and Change
He called her a word I won't even write–in front of 3 reporters and he doesn't have a temper? Maybe it's not temper. Maybe it's just a mean streak.
Spin, Spin Spin!
He DOES have a temper. She will say anything to get herself more power. John McCain ATTACKED a man! He cannot be president.
If my spouse was worth $100 mil, I wouldn't have a temper, either. I would be afraid of losing my allowance.
why is she talking to the media? shouldn't she be stealing someone else's recipe? Or better yet, throwing an intern under the bus?
Thanks Cindy. Now go get that black eye looked at, please.
wow, cindy, you lie as much as that flip-flopping husband of yours; anything to keep your billions, huh cindy?!?!!?!!
her husband calls her the c*word in front of the press and she doesnt think he has a temper! cindy mccain needs some SERIOUS therapy!!!
"Because I won’t stand for corruption, and I won’t stand for waste of their tax dollars and I will demand that people serve their country first and the special interests second." YET ANOTHER MCCAIN LIE!!! how can he even say that stuff without laughing!?!?
anyone who votes for this angry old fool is gonna get us exactly what we've had for the past 7 years, is life better for you now? how much is your house worth? how in debt are you? what are you paying for gas now while the oil companies had record profits IN THE BILLIONS!!!?!!?
please wake up and see this liar for the dangerous flip-flopping, BAD-TEMPERED guy he is!!!!
Ok...so. This mean ALOT to us who have heard about this mans hot head from his LONG time friends both personal and professional people who have known and worked with this man for decades and seen him on Video.
NAHHHH She has NO vested intrest AT ALL!
Sorry boys find me someone who doesn't have EVERYTHING to gain both personally and Financially who with vouch for this guys character.
His Closest FRIENDS have come out to say different.
And he does not hit me either.
Who cares? McSame is so-o-o-o boring.
LOL...She is a Stepford wife she will say anything!!!
Cindy – why haven't you released your tax returns like everyone else did?
Are you kidding? Whatever happen to honesty!
Cindy stop lying for that Man, you know he yelled at you, when you said his hair was thinning. You don't have to lie to voters, because we the voters will not let you and your lying husband into the white house, so take your millions and go and enjoy retirement
Of COURSE he doesn't have a temper. People who have tempers would have tried to break out of a POW prison if they were held there for any length of time.
The #1 duty of a captured soldier is to ESCAPE.
McCain never even tried. He valued his own butt too much to try. He was just too much of a coward.
Yeah and you'll angrily send us to war, just because you're angry! GOING TO WAR ISN'T ALWAYS THE ANSWER.... And blind anger isn't a good thing no matter how you try to spin it! When someone has an anger problem it meens that they DO NOT THINK RATIONALLY, they just take action and think later-- NOT WHAT I WANT TO SEE IN A PRESIDENT!
Cindy needs to release her tax returns. Ciindy probably numbed herself with drugs to thwart off John McCain's temper outbrust on her.
That's like having Bill Clinton say that Hillary never lies! haha
Cindy's statement is ludicrously untrue. McCain's temper is legendary. He punched Congressman Rick Renzi in 2006 in front of multiple witnesses. His temper simply can't be dismissed as either nonexistent or as something from 20 years ago.