Chafee’s Political (Ahem) Wisdom
As a matter of campaign politics, Chafee challenged the conventional wisdom that Palin’s selection will rouse GOP conservatives who had not been enthusiastic about McCain. He said Palin appears to be a gesture to a part of the Republican electorate that does not need shoring up.
“I always thought that the base wouldn’t have anywhere to go,” Chafee said. Having lost control of the House and Senate, the conservative base should be “sufficiently motivated” by the prospect of losing the White House, he said.
He don’t know us very well, do he?