John McCain loses
seven more staff members
The number of staff members
the 2008 Presidential Candidate John McCain lost on Monday grew
we made a good call last week when
we put Sen. John McCain on notice
for the 2008 Presidential Elections. More bad news for the GOP
candidate, as seven more aides left his camp.
On Monday Brian Jones, Matt David and Danny Diaz announced
that they will leave John McCain, although they planned to stay
with the campaign for the remainder of the week. Brian Jones is
McCain's communications director, David and Diaz are his two
deputies. Two others in the communications shop at the campaign
headquarters also are leaving, as are two staffers apiece in
Iowa and South Carolina.
In Iowa Tim Miller and Marlys Popma
announced their resignations. Tim Miller served as John McCain's
state communications director, and Marlys Popma was the Iowa
coalitions director. In South Carolina Adam Temple and Josh
Robinson also left McCain. Adam Temple was the spokesman for the
candidate and Josh Robinson - the state field director. "The
leadership team that I came to work for is no longer leading
this campaign,'' Temple said, meaning the last week's
resignations of the campaign manager Terry Nelson and chief
strategist John Weaver.
Rumors spread that John McCain was
closing his campaign in Iowa, the Washington headquarters of the
campaign, however, denied the rumor, saying the Iowa
headquarters remains open and the senator plans to campaign in
Iowa this weekend.
The online bookmakers remain slow to
catch on to the latest political news, and
Bodog Sports (new window)
continues to offer odds on John McCain to become the next U.S.
President at 16/1, and 5/1 on being chosen as the Republican
candidate. Although McCain has no intentions of withdrawing from
the race yet, his chances of winning are getting slimmer every
week. For now Sen. John McCain remains on notice at our
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Published on 07/16/2007
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