The entire political world in America was shocked to hear about the death of longtime Arizona representative John McCain on Saturday.
McCain died shortly after he refused any further medical treatment for the brain cancer he has had for a little over a year. According to his family, he surprisingly outlived any previous estimation given to them by McCain’s doctors the year before. His family made clear in a statement that Senator McCain was lucky to have survived so long after being diagnosed.
While an entire nation mourned an especially interesting Senator who held a wide variety of views about how our government should be run, the person who was most hurt by his death was his daughter, Meghan McCain, who released a very long statement commemorating her father and all the good work he did for the country while he was in political office.
While the death of Senator McCain comes as a tragedy to Republicans as well as Democrats in both houses of Congress, the people of Arizona now realize their own responsibility to fill McCain’s seat with someone who will honor his name.