Obama's plane was taking off from Denver airport around 9 a.m. when Axelrod got confirmation that McCain had indeed picked Palin as his running mate. He went to the front cabin to tell Obama and his new running mate, Joe Biden. Biden asked, "Who's Palin?"
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
It's been out for a few days but if you were following the presidential campaign over the last two years, you owe it to yourself to check out Newsweek's seven-chapter "Secrets of the 2008 Campaign" wrap up of inside stories from the campaigns of Obama, McCain, and Clinton. They've assembled behind-the-scenes items that they agreed to keep off the record until after the election into a narrative of which I cannot get enough. Read the highlights for the most sensational items about hackers and phone calls between McCain and Clinton. Delve deeper for passages like this: