Why Republicans lost the election?
JohnMcCain's new mission: A GOP makeover
October 2, 2009 - 5:28am
Sen. John McCain couldn't become President of the United States so his next impossible mission is even more daunting: Reshape the Republican Party in his own image.
Politico reports McCain is working behind the scenes to remake the GOP.
His vision? A center-right party that appeals to political pragmatists and moderates.
It won't be easy. Right-wing extremists hijacked the Republican Party many years ago and have a solid hold.
McCain, however, is stubborn and persistent.