Mark McKinnon

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Kyl's 'Not Intended to Be Factual' Statement? 'Bulls**t'

Mark McKinnon goes unbleeped on live TV

(Newser) - Oh, the joys of live television: While discussing Sen. Jon Kyl’s now-infamous “not intended to be factual” statement about Planned Parenthood, former Bush adviser Mark McKinnon let fly an unbleeped four-letter word on CNN’s Reliable Sources, Mediaite reports. “If you turn that around,” said McKinnon,... More »

Why Obama Could Lose in 2012

George H.W. Bush had great approval ratings two years out, too

(Newser) - Right now, Barack Obama’s approval ratings are riding high in the wake of a strongly bipartisan State of the Union address and lovely Arizona speech. But there’s plenty of time for all that to change before the 2012 election, writes GOP operative Mark McKinnon in the Daily Beast... More »

McCain Adviser Will Quit If Obama Is Nominee

McKinnon says he respects Dem too much to attack him

(Newser) - John McCain's chief media adviser will leave the campaign if Barack Obama becomes the Democratic nominee—because he has too much respect for the Illinois senator to go negative against him. “I will be supporting from the sidelines,” Mark McKinnon said when asked yesterday if he’d follow... More »

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