Smarter Than Palin

Jindal turned down the opportunity even to be vetted as McCain’s VP pick, saying he did not want to leave his current job as Louisiana governor after only one year: 

While the official reason that Jindal took his name out of contention was his lack of a desire to leave the Louisiana governorship, there was also real trepidation within his political inner circle that Jindal might wind up as the pick -- McCain was attracted to his comprehensive health-care knowledge -- and be caught up in what they believed to be a less-than-stellar campaign that could pin a loss on Jindal without much ability to change or control the direction of the contest.

2006-2011 archives for The Daily Dish, featuring Andrew Sullivan

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