"He laughs about it because he says, 'Believe me, if I came to Missouri I'd tell them all how stubborn you are and how about half the time you won't do what I ask you to do,'" she said. "So as long as Missourians have a sense that I've been willing to swim upstream when necessary, against my party's leadership, including the president, I think it'll be great."
Notice the first-term Democrat said "if" Obama ventures into the Show-Me state and not "when."
Hard to imagine the image of McCaskill on stage with Obama at a rally in a state where his numbers are under water. His biggest asset to his old Senate colleague will be fundraising and that can be done without the stage and photos.
She worked so hard to make him President Obama. Now he is her biggest liability. How very poetic.
This is C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot" for today: