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Would McCain Want Cheney In His Cabinet?: "Hell, Yeah"

Enthusiastically proclaiming you would want someone as unpopular as Dick Cheney serving in your administration? How mavericky! Politico: Asked whet

Enthusiastically proclaiming you would want someone as unpopular as Dick Cheney serving in your administration? How mavericky!

Politico:

Asked whether he’d be interested in Cheney had the vice president not already have served under Bush for two terms, McCain said: “I don’t know if I would want him as vice president. He and I have the same strengths. But to serve in other capacities? Hell, yeah.”

You almost have to feel bad for McCain and the fine line he has to tread. On the one hand he has to distance himself from the miserable failure that is the Bush years; on the other hand he has to reassure the dead-enders (aka the GOP base) that he really does consider Bush/Cheney a fantastic success. It's no wonder why, then, that McCain will find himself praising the Bushies one minute, and running away as quickly as possible the other.

At least it will make for some fun campaign moments.

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