2. We'll let the BB question rest - you and I beat that particular dead horse to death, IIRC.
3. At least he knows how and when NOT to use the military, unlike a certain Republican administration (and I won't mention Dubya's name) whose only tool was the hammer of the military, and so that was at least part of his answers to all foreign policy questions.
It doesn't take a whole lot of imagination to think what a President McCain would have done had he been presented with the problems in Libya and Syria - our troops would likely be on the ground again, fighting and dying for a people who don't want us there to begin with. And if you'll remember, when it came to the Soviets - er, I mean, Russians - invading Georgia, what did Dubya do about that? What did the Right want him to do?
Not much. Not even economic sanctions.
By their actions shall ye know them, y'know?