John McCain is back, and I gotta say whodathunkit and that guy is tough. No money and a smashed up organization are generally not a recipe for victory. Nor, is it clear that McCain can pull off New Hampshire. According to the latest Bloomberg/LA Times poll, McCain still lags. Yet, McCain may do it.
Authenticity may just be the key on the GOP side. Huckabee and McCain
are “real”. Huckabee is running as the aggrieved working class
Evangelical. He has a life story to prove it. McCain is running as the
It is interesting to see Bob Novak give McCain a plug and remind folks
of how McCain’s candidacy is putting the teeth of Ralph Reed and Grover
Norquist on edge.
Lest we forget, both Reed and Norquist’s were part of Jack Abramoff’s
excellent adventures and received more than a passing mention in the Senate Indian Affairs Committee Report, “GIMME FIVE - INVESTIGATION OF
TRIBAL LOBBYING MATTERS”.