McCain claims he'll be bipartisan, yet his republican thugs have gone hog wild offending at least half of the American public and he hires Palin just to shore up the evangelicals. If he was thinking bipartisanism in the least, he would've picked Joe Lieberman.
Swamp: William Galston, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, has an incisive critique of Sen. John McCain's acceptance speech from Thursday night. It's worth reading since it captures what he calls "the McCain paradox."
The paradox includes this: that McCain sounded the trumpet for bipartisanship but has been following a very partisan strategy, including his choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as a running mate, a move designed to excite the Republican conservative base. read the rest.