I hate it when I'm right
Not to distract from the cheers in the Democratic ranks at the choice of John Edwards for VP, but ...
President Bush's campaign strategists say they are planning to attack Senator John Kerry's running mate as a second choice no matter who it turns out to be and are preparing a commercial asserting that Mr. Kerry has made clear that his first choice was a Republican who still stands at Mr. Bush's side, Senator John McCain.
"We think it's important that people understand that this is a ticket of John Kerry and his second choice," Nicolle Devenish, the Bush campaign's communications director, said.
Apparently the Kerry-Edwards camp has a pretty good response to this ad: a positive blurb on the back of John Edward's book from John McCain!
Still, this ad just proves my point that the whole talk about McCain was foolish and dangerous.
Update: Kos has the McCain quote: