"I kind of reacted the way I did because I have a reluctance to talk about my experiences," he said, noting that he has huge admiration for the "heroes" who served with him in the POW camp and said the experience taught him to love the U.S. because he missed it so much.
"I am always reluctant to talk about these things," McCain said.
This is funny provided for free, folks. The guy uses this talking point every chance he gets.
He's so reluctant, he's even used it in TV ads.