Look, I don't want to rain on anyone's parade here or anything, but when I got the e-mail yesterday from Team Maverick announcing that a prominent Hillary supporter was going to endorse John McCain, I wasn't really prepared for Madame Rothschild.
This ain't exactly going to swing the populist vote. And speaking of populists, the Rothschilds figure rather prominently in kook-fringe conspiracy theories. It's like getting endorsed by the Bavarian Illuminati or the Tri-Lateral Commission. Not going to win you any friends in the tinfoil-hat/shortwave-radio crowd.
On the other hand, maybe the GOP needed to improve its standing with the Glamorous Jet-Setting Wealthy Socialite demographic.
Maverick's new job-creation plan? Mme. Rothschild hires every unemployed swing voter in Pennsylvania!
UPDATE: Linked by NYT Opinionator, requiring a bit of clarification.
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