David Plouffe and Steve Schmidt recently spoke at the University of Delaware. Schmidt, who was McCain’s campaign manager, said this about his team’s chances: [we’re quite sure his donors will love hearing this… ]
[It was] “the strategic equivalent of throwing a football through a tire at 50 yards.”
Plouffe agreed with – though he said he hadn’t seen it that way at the time.
Maybe McCain should have drafted this guy: