Gross Mark Halperin Envisions Sarah Palin and Liz Cheney in a Catfight?
A guy who served under an underinformed and incurious governor-turned-president thinks it was a bad idea for John McCain to pick an underinformed and incurious governor as his running mate:
Dick Cheney has some advice for Mitt Romney on choosing a running mate: Don't pick another Sarah Palin.
In his first interview since receiving a heart transplant in March, Cheney told ABC News, that John McCain's decision to pick Palin as his running mate in 2008 was "a mistake" -- one that it is important from Romney not to repeat....
"I like Governor Palin. I've met her. I know her. She -- attractive candidate. But based on her background, she'd only been governor for, what, two years. I don't think she passed that test...of being ready to take over. And I think that was a mistake." ...
I'm not sure what the point of this is -- to give Mitt Romney cover when he names Rob Portman as his running mate and we're all desperately slapping cold water on the backs of our necks to try to stay awake? -- but I do see that Mark Halperin is worked up:
It will be interesting to see if Palin's take-no-prisoners supporters on the web lash back at the former veep. If they do, it will be interesting to see if Liz Cheney lashes back.
Ooooh, catfight! Sarah vs. Liz! Down, Mark. Down.