John McCain: Don’t Count Obama Out

Forget the poll numbers — Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), who lost the 2008 presidential race to Barack Obama, knows that you can’t write off an incumbent based on his approval ratings.

“We all wear thin with the American people after a while,” McCain told the Associated Press of the President.

“To count a man of that talent out at this point in time in his administration would be a huge mistake,” he added.

Obama’s job approval ratings aren’t exactly stellar as he enters his sixth year in office, but as McCain noted, he still has three years left to govern. Speaking at a year-end press conference, Obama foreshadowed a renewed push for comprehensive immigration reform, an extension of unemployment insurance and a minimum wage increase in a vow to make 2014 a “year of action.”

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