The same McCain advisor who has said that Sarah Palin would be a "catastrophe" for the GOP were she to become its 2012 presidential candidate, now says that she was an asset to the Arizona Senator's 2008 run for the White House.
Speaking at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, Steve Schmidt also defended the decision to bring the former Alaska governor on board as McCain's running mate.
The Associated Press reports that Schmidt, who was chief strategist for McCain's presidential campaign, did not elaborate on his previous criticism of Palin, but volunteered that in his opinion, Palin has "great talents" for politics.
So Steve, please explain how the 2008 vice presidential candidate was helpful to McCain's '08 campaign, but would be a "catastrophe" at the top of the GOP ticket in 2012? You appear to be starting to backpedal a bit, Sparky. Is that fear we see in those beady little eyes? The impending release of Sarah Palin's Going Rogue memoir seems to have stirred your nest of weasels.
Good. Those critters are fun to watch when they squirm.
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