Even though he has a tactful and generally pleasing way of expressing himself (as described on the previous page), John McCain actually maintains high standards and can be quite a perfectionist (as discussed below). Inside he is more skeptical and judgmental than he appears.
At heart John McCain is modest and humble and rarely strives to be in the limelight or in a position of power. John McCain has a sharp analytical mind, a keen eye for detail, and prefers to observe, dissect, and study life from a distance. Conscientious and conservative, McCain can be relied upon to be cautious, efficient, and thorough in his work and he takes pride in a job well done. What he may lack in self-confidence John McCain often makes up for in skills - fostering expertise, technical knowledge and competence in a specialized area. He is adept at using his hands to create or fix things, and meticulous attention to detail and careful craftsmanship are his forte. Some would say he is a little too meticulous, for McCain can be extremely critical and petty if everything is not done exactly as he thinks it should be, and he worries about things that other people consider trivial and unimportant. John McCain likes to organize, categorize and arrange everything into a logical system and is often distinctly uncomfortable when something does not fit into a neat category. Disorganization vexes McCain. He probably wishes that he were not such a perfectionist, for besides being a stickler for details, McCain can also be mercilessly self-critical. Whether in his environment or within himself, McCain tends to focus on the flaws, with a desire to improve, refine, and perfect. He is strictly factual, truthful, and scrupulously honest in his self-assessment and often does not give himself enough praise or credit.
He is also highly discriminating and may be especially particular about his diet, hygiene, and health habits. John has high aesthetic standards and refined sensitivities, and is bothered by environmental elements (such as disorder, cigarette smoke, etc.) that others overlook. His tastes are simple and understated, yet refined. He is truly offended by coarseness, bluntness and vulgarity. McCain can sometimes be difficult to live with because of his fastidiousness, sensitivity and idiosyncrasies about food and cleanliness.
Though John McCain seems rather cool and self-contained, he is very helpful by nature and enjoys serving others. He is content to play a supporting role rather than the lead. He is quietly devoted to the ones he cares for.
He is cautious, realistic and practical in his approach to life and disinclined to gamble. John McCain analyzes before he acts. He is sometimes too serious. If McCain allowed himself to play and make mistakes, it would be highly beneficial to his health!
Leading groups and classes, and being involved in community efforts, social activities, events or movements are areas where John McCain really shines and expresses his creativity. An awareness of politics or the larger social impact of individual actions is natural to him.
The unusual and unorthodox appeal to McCain, and he does not allow tradition, convention or other people's expectations to dictate how he is going to live his life. John McCain craves freedom, adventure, excitement and discovery, and is not afraid of change. John McCain possesses inventive and creative genius.
John McCain tends to think and act bravely and has a positive and firm demeanor. John has what it takes to make his own way in life. He may be a bit excitable, but never shy away from a good argument.
John McCain tends to become excited and upset at the slightest cause, generating tension with others. John also could encounter strange experiences or coincidences with others. He may have a feeling of being different than others and he wants to be his own person.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Virgo
Sun in Virgo
Sun in 11th house
Sun Trine Uranus
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Mars
Sun Opposition Uranus/N. Node