I mean, really:

Aides to Mr. McCain said they had a team on the ground in Alaska now to look more thoroughly into Ms. Palin’s background. A Republican with ties to the campaign said the team assigned to vet Ms. Palin in Alaska had not arrived there until Thursday, a day before Mr. McCain stunned the political world with his vice-presidential choice.

It reminds me of the decision to go to war with Iraq, and have no idea what to do when you get there. Just unbelievably incompetent.

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