They were once bosom buddies running for president and vice president back in 2008, but now it’s like Sarah Palin is someone that John McCain used to know. Reports suggest that the former governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin, wasn’t invited to John McCain’s funeral services today. She was majorly snubbed. We’re not sure if John himself was in charge of inviting people or his family was, so that part remains a bit of a mystery. However, if she was invited, it’s a surefire bet that she would have been there or would have at least stated that she was invited and unable to attend. However, it seems a bit strange that McCain’s onetime running mate wouldn’t have been invited to his funeral services by either himself or his family. Was there an underlying issue that we missed? This seems a bit odd considering they were once trying to take over the country as teammates hoping to defeat Barack Obama.

This information comes from NBC News (via The Hill) who “reported Wednesday that Palin had not been invited. A source within the Palin family told NBC News that “out of respect to Senator McCain and his family we have nothing to add at this point.”

The Palin family still had something nice to say about the late McCain, stating that the “Palin family will always cherish their friendship with the McCains and hold those memories dear…” This was also according to NBC.

One might have thought that John McCain and his family would have invited their fellow Republican party member, Sarah Palin, but that didn’t seem to happen.

Chris Stigall, a radio host in Philadelphia pointed this out and also commented on how Palin made McCain relevant.

He makes a great point about Palin making McCain relevant, because if not for her stirring things up, then he might have had even less votes than he did when he lost to Barack Obama who went on to win two terms. If it wasn’t for her character in 2008, then would McCain have been half as popular / unpopular? That remains to be a mystery, but many might think McCain wouldn’t have had many votes if it wasn’t for Palin.

Even more bizarre is that Palin has openly stated something nice about McCain, but was still not invited. One might think it’s a bit hard to forget who she is considering she was almost his vice president.

“Today we lost an American original. Sen. John McCain was a maverick and a fighter, never afraid to stand for his beliefs. John never took the easy path in life – and through sacrifice and suffering he inspired others to serve something greater than self.”

“John McCain was my friend. I will remember the good times. My family and I send prayers for Cindy and the McCain family.
– Sarah Palin and family”

One has to wonder why John McCain and his family did not invite her. What did they truly think about Sarah Palin?

Will that truth ever be told?


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