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Behind the Campaign
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At least two very interesting bits of information in Robert Draper’s feature on the McCain campaign in the New York Times Sunday magazine:

  • It was Steve Schmidt who urged John McCain to “go all in” by suspending his campaign Sept. 24 and flying to Washington to push for the $700 billion bailout, believing it would be a “defining moment” for the candidate.
  • It was Sen. Lindsay Graham who kept pushing Joe Lieberman for McCain’s running mate. Graham “continued to argue passionately for Lieberman.”

Other interesting stuff in there, like the fact that Matthew Scully was assigned as Sarah Palin’s speechwriter. Scully is an animal-rights kook (he wrote Dominion) so the notion of assigning him to write for the moosehunting Palin is rather ironic.

Robert Stacy McCain
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