Alex Massie Alex Massie

McCain’s Second Life

What was John McCain to do? By that, I mean: what sort of campaign was he supposed to run? Steve Benen says it’s “chilling” that Sarah Palin could be a heartbeat from the Presidency. Matt Yglesias notes the “crassly political” nature of her selection and asks what federal agency or cabinet department she might be qualified to run if she hadn’t been picked as McCain’s running-mate.

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