Friday, October 10, 2008

A bold move for McCain to stop his slide

How about this McCain "Hail Mary," courtesy of Mickey Kaus:
  • Tearful Sarah Palin gives press conference to withdraw as VP. Presents herself as the victim of a sexist, elitist media that has drunk the Obama Kool-Aid. Can’t bear to be a distraction any longer, but promises to be back once she’s cleared her name in Alaska.
  • A shaken and angry McCain accepts her resignation. The base is in flames. The McCain camp seemingly in disarray.
  • A news cycle later - McCain is back with Romney as his new pick for VP. Announces that Romney’s job will be to work exclusively on the fallout from the financial meltdown. He’s the only man with the CV to get the US out of this mess.

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