That is what this was all about.
He sounded a lot like the old John McCain in his concession. I think if he wasn't smeared in 2000, McCain might have made a good president, but that day passed.
He has served America his entire adult life, more than half a century, and deserves our respect. He will continue to have a voice in our government, so we haven't seen the last of the Maverick.
McCain closed with this statement to Obama, "I wish Godspeed to the man who was my former opponent and who will be my president."
Let us all wish that for our next president.