Years from now, I suspect history will be considerably kind to Senator McCain. Political historians will indicate how an unpopular President, an economic meltdown, and a well-run campaign from the opponent were key to McCain coming up short this year. But there’s more to it; as Fox News – of all networks – points out:
I admit: when Sen. McCain made the initial move to select Palin (as millions of Hillary Clinton supporters were at the peak of their anger), I thought it was done with chess-like precision. But in the end, the McCain camp suffered the ultimate checkmate.