Date registered: Apr 2004
Location: The BlueGrass State
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Now, using the McCain/Bush playbook, the entire McCain Campaign staff will work round the clock to defend against any more questions regarding Bush Doctrine. Both McCain and Palin will be briefed, rebriefed, tested and put through mock interviews.
Somehow it will never occur to them that the next question will be about something else that they have not prepared for. Sound familiar?
It is the problem with needing time to get up to speed and needing time to understand all the nuances of National Politics. The hard questions are really the really simple ones, the ones that ANYONE who is asking for that job should know.
When the call comes in at 3:00AM, Charlie Gibson is not going to be there to very nicely explain to her that she doesn't have a clue and needs to make a decision NOW.
Being smart is knowing the difference, in a sticky situation between a well delivered anecdote and a well delivered antidote - bear.