O’NEILL’S BACKHANDED ENDORSEMENT
The Corner has an extended transcript of former Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill’s appearance on the Today show. I find this rather telling:
COURIC: Very quickly, will you vote for President Bush in November?
O’NEILL: Probably. I don’t see anybody that strikes me as better prepared and more capable.
On the one hand, it’s not surprising that a guy Bush appointed to a major cabinet office would tend to vote Republican even if he disagrees with many Administration policies. But given that he has written a book saying that the Bush team is woefully inept, saying that the Democratic contenders are even less qualified to hold the office is a harsh judgment indeed.
(Hat tip: Dodd Harris)