All Quiet on the Insider Front

Suddenly the Senators to see were no longer a reporter's best friends

If you were to take a poll in the press for "best source," the award would go to John McCain. He calls back from plane, train or automobile, between speeches, on vacation. Candid before it was cool, he will tell you over lunch all the things he's done wrong before the first course and try to pick up the check. On deadline, a reporter has no better friend.

So of all the people in all the world to take a vow of silence for the duration of the Senate trial, why did it have to be McCain? True, this is serious...

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