soem of McCain's actual words. - tdo ]
[Re 2012:] "I can't say [about] something like that. We've got some great other
young governors. I think you're going to see the governors assume a
greater leadership role in our Republican Party," he said.
He then mentioned governors Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota and Jon Huntsman of Utah.
McCain said he has "the greatest appreciation for Gov. Palin and her
family, and it was a great joy to know them."
"She invigorated our campaign" against Barack Obama for the
presidency, he said. [....]
"Have no doubt of my admiration and respect for her and my view of her
viability, but at this stage, again ... my corpse is still warm, you
know?" he replied.
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