But maybe there was another reason beyond loyalty to the party and to the commander in chief why McCain saddled up with Bush. Perhaps he wanted to get near enough to knife Bush – metaphorically speaking, of course. As in, keep your friends close and your enemies closer. (Think The Godfather)
Go read it and you'll know what I mean when I say I hope McCain tears Bush's face-off. It is strange when betrayal of another will restore a man's reputation.