--Palin loyalists trash the McCain team and vice-versa.

--Marc Ambinder urges McCain's junior staff to hang in there and reminds the rest of us to respect their "dignity."

--Republicans are openly second-guessing the McCain campaign.

--Bill Kristol is clinging to the great 1840 Whig comeback.

--Plus: The Philly Daily News bashes McCain's anti-urbanism:

If you're hoping to win Pennsylvania, or at least this part of it, you should call for a cease-fire. For one thing, this isn't a war you can win. Not with 80 percent of the country's population living in metropolitan areas.


--Michael Crowley