By Nikki Schwab, Washington Whispers
It seems Meghan McCain's big political debut may not have impressed everyone. "Having a crazy day already . . . there are a lot of f------ crazy people in this world and I wish they wouldn't send me scary emails," writes McCain this morning on Twitter. A few minutes later, she Tweeted: "OK, I'm fine now. Heavy metal music seems to help :-) I'm my own person, with my own ideas and I'm glad I scare the sh-- out of crazy people."
So why the tough crowd? Well, the almost first daughter urged the GOP to go gay. McCain, who has been penning columns for The Daily Beast, took another step into the political limelight by speaking at this weekend's Log Cabin Republicans convention. The group, which advocates equal rights for gays and lesbians within the Republican Party, had both Meghan McCain and former John McCain campaign adviser Steve Schmidt speak at its conference. Here's what Meghan said: "Tonight I am proud to join you in challenging the mold and the notion of what being a Republican means." The 23-year-old daughter of Sen. John McCain added, "I am concerned about the environment. I love to wear black. I think government is best when it stays out of people's lives and business as much as possible. I love punk rock. I believe in a strong national defense. I have a tattoo. I believe government should always be efficient and accountable. I have lots of gay friends, and yes, I am a Republican."
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