I suddenly see why the McCain campaign has been keeping Palin under wraps. Katie Couric, unlike other journalists, actually conducted a real interview. What a fiasco! I hope Sarah didn't give up her Alaskan day job:
I guess there's a good reason for all the hemming and hawing:
Regulatory filings indicate that McCain campaign chief Rick Davis remains an officer with his lobbying firm.
Michael IsikoffNewsweek Web Exclusive
Sep 24, 2008
Rick Davis, John McCain's campaign manager, has remained the treasurer and a corporate director of his lobbying firm this year, despite repeated statements by campaign officials that he had ended his relationship with the firm in 2006, according to corporate records.The McCain campaign this week criticized news stories disclosing that, since 2006, Davis's firm has been paid a $15,000-a-month consulting fee from Freddie Mac, the troubled mortgage giant recently put under federal conservatorship. The stories, published Tuesday by NEWSWEEK, The New York Times and Roll Call, reported that the consulting fees continued until last month even though, according to two sources familiar with the arrangement, neither Davis nor anybody else at his firm did any substantial work for the payments.