VP Pawlenty Watch (Final edition): It's NOT Pawlenty!
Wow. So much for conventional wisdom.
DENVER - John McCain tapped little-known Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to be his vice presidential running mate on Friday in a startling selection on the eve of the Republican National Convention.
Instant reaction: This is a naked grab for disenfranchised Hillary voters. One drawback: Choosing a governor with two years in office certainly detracts from McCain's "Obama's not experienced enough" argument.
The Meter has been lowered to green, and retired ... at least for four years.
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