ANALYSIS | Choice of little-known Gov. Sarah Palin is a bold move to rally base and lure swing voters but could stymie effort to cast Obama as unready.
Well fuck. me.
MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 29 — John McCain‘s advisers predicted weeks ago that the presumptive Republican nominee would use his national convention week to try to recapture his image as a maverick reformer and shake up the presidential race. He did just that Friday with his surprise choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his vice presidential running mate.
CNN did it too:
updated 18 minutes ago
Palin: Pioneer, maverick — and now game-changer
Hell, even PBS brought out “Palin has ‘Maverick’ Credentials Similar to McCain.”