It’s not unusual for a president to be asked to steer clear of his fellow party members’ campaigns. If his approval ratings are low and their races are tight, pragmatism trumps politesse. But it’s beyond strange for a president to be asked to stay away from a fellow party member’s funeral, and it’s positively surreal for the request to be rendered in advance of the person’s death. That’s precisely what has happened with Donald Trump and John McCain. Mike Malloy gives his take.

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Mike Malloy produces a two-hour podcast that can be heard online Monday through Friday from 9P until 11P ET. His radio experience includes two 50,000 watt blow-torches: WSB-AM in Atlanta and WLS-AM in Chicago. He was one of the original hosts on Air America Radio, and he wrote and produced for CNN (1984-87) and CNN-International (2000). He is the only radio talk show host in America to have received the A.I.R (Achievement in Radio) Award in both Chicago and New York City, the nation’s number three and number one radio markets respectively.