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Thompson On Mccain

Hearing McCain's story narrated by Fred Thompson is certainly impressive on some level, even moving at times. But it's ultimately pretty remote. All the talk about duty, honor, valor--it's as though the presidency were a lifetime achievement award. It felt like we were back to the pre-Steve Schmidt days, when Dole analogies were all the rage.

As for the Obama portions, they sounded a little snide to my ears. But who knows...

--Noam Scheiber