The Washington Post ran with the bipartisan angle in John McCain’s speech to the RNC today:

“Again and again I’ve worked with members of both parties to fix problems that need to be fixed,” said McCain. “That’s how I will govern as president. I will reach out my hand to anyone to help me get this country moving again. I have that record and the scars to prove it. Senator Obama does not.”

McCain was trying to wrestle the change mantle from Obama, wrote the Post:

“Citing his choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate, McCain insisted the Republican team was truly the ticket of change in the coming fall election. “I can’t wait to introduce her to Washington,” McCain said of Palin. “And let me offer an advance warning to the old, big spending, do nothing, me first, country second Washington crowd: change is coming.” 

Read the full story here.

Peter Fray

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