McCain Praises Rudy on LKL
Cognizant of the battle to come, Larry King tonight asked John McCain what he thought of Rudy Giuliani.
McCain called Rudy "a dear friend" and "a true American hero." The full transcript should be available here shortly.
I've heard McCain dropping little asides in the last couple of months about Rudy's heroism. No doubt this is sincere, but don't discount that there may be some element of trying to coax Rudy out of the race and secure his endorsement. His people are clearly running scared of Rudy Giuliani. With Rudy in, his odds of winning are no more than one in four. With him out, they soar above 50%.
Senator, your service in the Vietnam War was genuinely heroic, but after that Gallup poll, not a chance.