McCain's Judgment Questioned Over Palin Pick

10/03/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The New York Times leads with a story today about McCain's judgment in picking Sarah Palin as his running mate. The article points out numerous holes in McCain's vetting process, including what appears to be a claim that the FBI vetted her. The FBI typically does not vet vice presidential candidates.

Read an excerpt from the NY Times below:

A series of disclosures about Gov. Sarah Palin, Senator John McCain's choice as running mate, called into question on Monday how thoroughly Mr. McCain had examined her background before putting her on the Republican presidential ticket.

On Monday morning, Ms. Palin and her husband, Todd, issued a statement saying that their 17-year-old unmarried daughter, Bristol, was five months pregnant and that she intended to marry the father.

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