I still am amazed that the McCain team never seemed to show the slightest interest in John Kasich for veep. His political strengths for the ticket were substantial. Then again, if Kasich had been the choice — an idea I was pushing hard in the final several weeks — it would have been disastrous. Why? Because Kasich is a managing director at Lehman. In this “gotcha” atmosphere, there is no way the media would have allowed him to escape blame if he were the Veep nominee, regardless of the fact that he seemed to have nothing to do with the company’s fall….
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