August 4, 2008 | 9:10 pm
Posted by Marty Kaplan
John McCain’s team is vetting Virginia Republican congressman Eric Cantor, the only Jewish Republican in the House, as a possible vice presidential running mate.
Rep. Cantor’s hardline Bush/Cheney positions on the issues make him potentially quite attractive to the far right, and his getting a 92% rating from the Christian Coalition couldn’t hurt with the evangelical base.
Some see in Rep. Cantor a younger, more Republican Joe Lieberman. But given Sen. McCain’s age and health history, I wonder whether the implausibility of Eric Cantor’s answering the red phone at 3 a.m. might undermine any McCain campaign complaint about Barack Obama’s experience.
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