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McCain-Rich Guy ’08

I don’t think fear of picking a rich person–whether Romney or Whitman or anyone else–should enter into McCain’s calculations. If McCain offers a middle-class tax cut, that’ll drown out talk about the ticket’s net worth. If he doesn’t, he’s making a mistake bigger than a rich veep pick anyway.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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