THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Mich. holds rhetoric lesson for McCain

Romney profited from his rival's 'straight talk'

John McCain's remarks about lost jobs in Michigan might have cost him the state's Republican primary vote to Mitt Romney. John McCain's remarks about lost jobs in Michigan might have cost him the state's Republican primary vote to Mitt Romney. (Charles Dharapak/Associated Press)
By Sasha Issenberg
Globe Staff / January 17, 2008

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

LAKE WYLIE, S.C. - John McCain's campaign "is predicated on the idea that voters are smart," according to aide Mark Salter. But his loss this week in Michigan, after a quick dash through its television markets, suggests that its logic - the notion that telling smart people things they do not want to hear will only make them like you ... (Full article: 682 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass

Boston.com top stories on Twitter

    waiting for twitterWaiting for Twitter to feed in the latest...