This sure pumped him up.
Check it out:
The Maverick is up for re-election in 2016 and unfortunately for him, he’s run into some, shall we say, bumps in the road as of late. The Arizona GOP voted to censure him last weekend, ostensibly for turning his back on the conservatives who elected him, in part by voting in-lock step with Democrats one too many times. But that crystal-clear message from Arizona conservatives might have backfired. Why? Because now the senior Senator from Arizona is telling the Associated Press that censuring him has only given him more “motivation” to seek a sixth Senate term (via WaPo):
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday that his state party’s vote this past weekend to censure him for being insufficiently conservative might make him more likely to seek another term in 2016.