“I am a pro-life, pro-family fiscal conservative and advocate of a strong defense. And yet Pat Robertson, Jerry Falwell, and a few Washington leaders of the pro-life movement call me an unacceptable Presidential candidate. . . . Why? Because I don’t pander to them, because I don’t ascribe to their failed philosophy that money is our message.”
John McCain speaking in Virginia after the smear campaign against him in South Carolina that lost him the primary.