Message to NPR's Scott Simon: McCain Flipflopped on Immigration

National Public Radio I find Scott Simon, host of NPR's Weekend Saturday, something of a wet noodle.

This week Gebe Martinez from Politico.com had to set him straight when he served up the standard MSM myth about McCain's stand on Immigration:

Scott Simon [2:30]: Is Sen. McCain entitled to say, 'Look, I stood up to my own party on the Immigration issue when it was considered to be political suicide'?

Gabe Martinez: No, he’s not entitled to say that because in fact when it got to be a treacherous political issue for him, he backed away from his immigration bill.

Let’s review history a little bit. In 2006, he had his name on the McCain-Kennedy Comprehensive Immigration Bill.

In 2007 as his primary campaign got more difficult precisely because of his stance for [the] Comprehensive Immigration Bill, he backed away from it...