John McCain Is a Lobbyist Whore; I'll Endorse John McCain

| Tue Mar. 4, 2008 9:32 AM EST

Mississippi Governor and former RNC Chair Haley Barbour endorsed John McCain yesterday. He wasn't so excited about McCain eight years ago; in fact, he had the same criticisms of McCain that many Democrats have today. Witness:

Several things to note:

(1) Haley Barbour was once a super-lobbyist. McCain can't get rid of them!

(2) President Bush (now McCain-friendly) had the same criticism of the Arizona Senator back then. See more at AMERICAblog.

(3) Cynicism alert! This is politics. This stuff happens.