DATELINE: Scottsdale AZ 6 June 2008
For months, the presumptive Republican Presidential nominee, John McCain, has been bedeviled by a continuing series of factual errors and misstatements. His top campaign staffers have announced the creation of a new Federal Department to deal with past, present and future errors.
Carleton S. Fiorina, the celebrity C.E.O. fired three years ago by Hewlett-Packard, is back, this time reincarnated as a telegenic, take-no-prisoners surrogate for John McCain.
Moving forcefully into the general election, Barack Obama held a private meeting with Hillary Rodham Clinton in an effort to unify Democrats.