McCain's brother leaves campaign after calling 9/11 to complain about traffic


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Sep 3, 2007
Washington state
If you can believe it, this idiot called 9/11 to complain about traffic congestion. The McCain family apparently thinks they're special and don't have to follow rules and laws like the rest of us...

Oh, BTW, Joe McCain also just recently referred to Northern VA as "communist country"..I don't think he's been doing his brother any favors.

Joe McCain said Friday he'll withdraw from campaign activities for his brother, GOP presidential nominee John McCain, after calling 911 to angrily complain about traffic. Joe McCain has apologized for making the call.

The candidate's younger brother, who lives in Alexandria, Va., told Washington radio station WTOP he was returning from a campaign event in Philadelphia around 2 a.m. on Oct. 18 when he got stuck in traffic on Interstate 495 at the Wilson Bridge. Police say the call was made about 1:30 a.m. Oct. 21.

Frustrated because of the traffic, Joe McCain called 911 to find out what was going on. The operator asked him to "state your emergency."

"Well, it's not an emergency, but do you know why on one side at the damn drawbridge of 95 traffic is stopped for 15 minutes and yet traffic's coming the other way?" Joe McCain said.

The operator asked him if he was calling 911 to complain about traffic. McCain then uttered an expletive and hung up the phone.