Monday, October 20, 2008

How Palin was Picked

Great thorough report on how the McCain campaign learned about, and ultimately chose, Palin.
He was running out of options, he recalled, when he said to himself, “What about that lady who just got elected in Alaska?” Online research revealed that she had a strong grassroots following; as Brickley put it, “I hate to use the words ‘cult of personality,’ but she reminded me of Obama.”

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