The Corner

Not to Be Too Dick Morris-Ish

but doesn’t the McCain-veep boomlet help Hillary Rodham Clinton? According to the papers, Kerry thinks it’s a good idea to talk up his interest in having McCain join him on the ticket even if that ticket doesn’t eventually materialize. But if it’s not McCain, won’t almost anybody else be underwhelming? There’s only one other celebrity choice out there. . . .

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

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