I've said in this space that it was George H.W. Bush's too friendly relationship with Pat Robertson and Pat Buchanan that led me away from the Republican party in 1992. I could not support (particularly after Buchanan's incendiary convention speech) a candidate who associated with people I abhor.
It's now 2007, and I'm comfortably a Democrat. But I'd imagine there are a few vague Republicans, those who are mainly GOP because their parents are, that will be having a similar epiphany this year. First we had Rudy Giuliani enthusiastically accepting the support of Pat Robertson (him again). And now we have John McCain warming up to Karl Rove.
This is not only a bad association, Rove was instrumental in derailing McCain's earlier campaign for President with vile, nasty smears. Unbelievable.
McCain says he'd even use Rove's help
McCain Says He Holds No Grudges, Indicated He'd Accept Rove's Help
Presidential hopeful John McCain said Monday he doesn't hold grudges and indicated he would accept campaign help from Karl Rove, the architect of then-Texas Gov. George W. Bush's 2000 triumph that dashed McCain's presidential hopes seven years ago. . .
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