Sen. John McCain had breakfast last week with New York mayor Michael Bloomberg. The usual tongues wagged. But it is true that certain McCain advisers who are privy to McCain's thinking about the vice presidential search have asked other Republicans about the benefits and drawbacks of selecting Bloomberg.... this could mean simply that they're curious or that they're trying to talk McCain into thinking seriously about a Bloomberg pick... or nothing at all. But those following this closely should take the idea of a McCain-Bloomberg ticket a lot more seriously than, say, a McCain-Rice ticket.

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