Honestly, what would you expect?

Since the death of John McCain, the former presidential aspirant, and Arizona senator, the media has slobbered over the embittered relationship between him and President Trump.

It’s no secret the two were not fond of each other, and McCain actually attacked Trump posthumously. (RELATED: Upcoming Documentary Shows McCain Joining Hillary Clinton to Warn About President Trump and Russia.) Trump, in turn, has largely kept mum on the late Senator. (RELATED: Trump Doesn’t Mention John McCain at Indiana Rally.)

That cold silence popped up again during a recent interview with Bloomberg. Trump was asked if McCain would have made a better president than Obama, had he been victorious in 2008. Trump refused to answer the question:

Asked if McCain would have been a better president, Trump declined to say, even as his press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, stared at him.

“I don’t want to comment on it,” he said. “I have a very strong opinion, all right.”

Sanders, he joked, was “having a nervous breakdown” over his response. “Maybe I’ll give you that answer some day later.”

These kind of questions are a load of hokum, to begin with. They’re the equivalent of trying to prove a counter-factual and asking for an impossible prognostication. “If x happened 10 years ago, would it have been better for the country?” That’s a question that can’t be answered and is only being asked to stir up trouble.

John McCain is dead. His funeral is currently happening, and Americans are paying tribute across the country. (RELATED: Joe Biden to Eulogize John McCain – Everyone Forgets Their History.)

Journalists need to let the Trump-McCain feud go. They should concentrate on the life and legacy of the Arizona Senator, who had a more substantive career than the two-year spat he had with the current President.

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