In case you needed any fresh reminders of why the gang at The Weekly Standard should never be within drop-kicking distance of the Oval Office, this Politico article about the Palin Wars within the McCain campaign last fall should do the trick. If Sarah Palin emerges as a 2012 front-runner for the GOP, her intrigue-fomenting, audibly panting WS kingmakers would be reason enough to run screaming for the exits. Though in fairness to the former in-flight magazine of Air Force II, for whatever managerial or temperamental reasons, John McCain's political campaigns have frequently been riven by messy civil wars.
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