Alzheimer’s, or a case of perpetual back-flips?

Really, I feel sorry for him. Maybe it is stress, maybe it is Alzheimer’s, maybe it is that he would rather lose an argument with himself than lose an election… I feel sorry for anyone who can’t remember their own train of thought. I fear getting old and senile, and it is painful to watch someone put themselves in the spotlight while their own inner light is noticeably dimming.

Think Progress » McCain Caves To Right Wing On Gay Adoption, Says Orphans Shouldn’t Have Gay Parents

In the interview, McCain repeatedly said that he is “for the values and principles that two parent families represent.” He also said preserving traditional families is “not the reason why I’m running for president of the United States.” Just seconds later, however, he reversed course and bluntly stated, “I’m running for president of the United States because I want to help with family values.”