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Friday, May 23, 2008
McCain has appointed Arthur "A.B." Culvahouse to head up his VP search committee. Because of Culvahouse's connections to several Republicans who aren't exactly movement conservatives, some readers may question this choice.

Fwiw, when "A.B." was White House Counsel (this was, of course, during the time of The President), lawyers in that office of undoubted movementosity thought very highly of "A.B." Just thought you should know.