today marks the 40th anniversary of MLK’s death, and as mccain spoke about it, he was booed by the crowd.
the reason? maybe it was because back in 1983, the freshman maverick voted against arizona celebrating the holiday. he then opposed the holiday again in 1987 and he opposed it as a federal holiday in 1989, and in 1994 he voted to cut funding for the promotion of the holiday.
more after the jump.