McCain's Campaign Suffers Further Setbacks

| Tue Jul. 10, 2007 5:30 PM EDT

What we know is John McCain's two top aides have left his campaign. What we don't know is if the dire financial conditions and general bumbling of the McCain campaign led them to quit or if the excessive spending of the campaign — it reported only $2 million on hand after the second quarter, less than Ron Paul, according to the NY Times — led McCain to fire them.

The DC media is portraying this as a sign that the McCain campaign is adrift, and it's hard to argue. Is it time for me to get sentimental again?