Coburn for VP?

Posted: Apr 03, 2008 5:41 PM
Over at Politico, Jeremy Lott lays out the case for McCain to pick Sen. Coburn (R-OK) as Veep nominee. 

I think Coburn is probably the best Senator in office today, but I'm not sure he would be the best VP pick for McCain.  He doesn't deliver a state (McCain will win Oklahoma either way), he doesn't offer executive experience, and he certainly won't temper his potentially grumpy/cantakerous image, either. 

What is more, conservatives who value Coburn's role in the Senate may object to losing him. 

Bottom line:  McCain could certainly do much, much worse than Coburn.  Still, I think Sanford or Romney are wiser picks, at least, electorally.

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