Thinking on the matter in the past few weeks, there is a strong case to be made for Sen. McCain to choose a woman as his running mate. In particular, the women committed to the Clinton candidacy–those who are feminists first and Democrats second–will have no trouble voting for McCain. He’s a moderate in many ways, after all. I don’t think another “white guy” (I’m thinkin’ Romney) adds anything at all. In fact, it probably would hurt him, since those swing voters who matter so much in the general will probably need something in the way of “change” to draw them in. Here’s a a piece in today’s Washington Times about the issue.
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