February 29, 2008

News Flash: Michael Steele Won't Close VP Door

Hatched by Dafydd

Former Lieutenant Governor Michael Steele of Maryland, who ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate in 2006 (losing to Ben Cardin), is hosting Hugh Hewitt's show today. A caller just brought up the persistent speculation that Steele would make a good running mate for John McCain (I agree); then he asked Steele what he thought about that.

Steele noted that he had had no contact with the McCain campaign and hadn't been lobbying for the job; but he pointedly did not rule out the possibility. In fact, he went so far as to say that "if the phone rings, I'll answer it" -- which I take to be a signal that he is certainly interested in discussing such a possibility, if McCain should ever make the offer.

Just a rare instance of a news scoop from the site whose motto is, "Never first, always final!"

Hatched by Dafydd on this day, February 29, 2008, at the time of 3:47 PM

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The following hissed in response by: denny

I think he will make a great running mate and good job on pointing out proof that he is interested.

Michael Steele will make a great running mate for John McCain - top ten reasons.

The above hissed in response by: denny [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 19, 2008 5:53 PM

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