Retro Quote Of The Day: John McCain: So Competent On Foreign Policy That He Was Even John Kerry’s First Choice For Secretary Of Defense
“Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry has said that if he came to power Republican Senator John McCain would be his top choice for defence secretary.
“I have any number of people that I would make secretary of defence, beginning with our good friend John McCain as an example,” Mr Kerry said.” — The BBC
PS: It’s worth noting that this quote is from May of 2004, more than a year into the war in Iraq.
Hat tip to Say Anything for the inspiration for the story.