Hardly. The thing is, the “McCain campaign” is not a person; it was a bureaucratic organization, and an uncommonly confused and dysfunctional one at that. Perhaps the greatest mark of that dysfunction was the stream of unnamed McCain advisers who went out of their way to criticize Palin in remarks they were too cowardly to deliver for attribution. http://www.commentarymagazine.com/blogs/index.php/jpodhoretz/167672 Time to shine or time to fizzle. I hope she's got what it takes. .