McCain Can't Escape Palin No Matter How Hard He Tries

The Maverick once again proves what a reflexive liar he is, thus explaining the Village's 25 year mad crush on the man. They just love a man who can lie straight to their faces with a huge, beatific smile: 

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This morning on ABC’s This Week, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., weighed in on Mitt Romney’s hotly anticipated vice presidential pick. The former presidential candidate’s advice was clear.

“The absolute, most important aspect is, if something happened to him, would that person be well qualified to take that place?” said McCain. “I happen to believe that was the primary factor in my decision in 2008. And I know it will be Mitt’s.”

McCain picked Sarah Palin as his presidential running mate in 2008 and the decision has been much-discussed ever since. Just this year, actors Ed Harris and Julianne Moore played McCain and Palin in the HBO adaptation of the book “Game Change.”

McCain has dismissed these portrayals of his campaign as inaccurate in the past.

“I remember it well,” McCain said this morning, laughing.

I'm not including Tapper in that group of Villagers on this one, by the way. He tweeted this post from the 

Hullabaloo / By Digby | Sourced from

Posted at May 6, 2012, 6:54pm

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