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How John McCain Came to Pick Sarah PalinNew Yorker | With a certain amount of blood-letting going on among Republicans over the choice of their vice presidential nominee, this story shows how some prominent conservatives fell early and fell hard for Sarah Palin. (Full disclosure: The author is my wife).
Sarah Palin's Future Weekly Standard | Fred Barnes explains why, whatever happens in two weeks, she has a future in the GOP.
The Message KeeperNew Republic | How Obama strategist David Axelrod negotiated some tricky waters.