Poker Photo Flushes McCain’s Pastime Into the Open

There was Secretary of State John Kerry, briefing members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on using military force in Syria. And there, as the hearing wore on, was Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) passing time by playing poker on his iPhone as Kerry talked. From behind McCain, an eagle-eyed photographer for the Washington Post snapped a photo of what she saw, which was soon dispatched  to the rest of the world via the Internet, triggering a virtual tidal wave of reaction. McCain …

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