Matt Welch makes the case in Reason
Magazine`s cover story that a McCain
presidency would intrude further into American lives, especially on the issue of free speech,
and "prosecute the nation’s post-9/11 wars with a militaristic zeal this country hasn’t seen in generations."
[Be Afraid of President McCain
| The frightening mind of an authoritarian maverick Reason Magazine - March 2007 Print Edition]
There is one area where McCain isn`t interested in increasing the power of the Federal Government, and that`s in the area of immigration enforcement,
and one place he isn`t interested in projecting US military might
, and that`s the US Border.
On the border, McCain has said, according to Vanity Fair
Then he added, unable to help himself, "By the way, I think the fence is least effective. But I`ll build the goddamned fence if they want it."