"I'd like to make a joke, but I can't." -- John McCain, asked by The New York Times whether it's harder to run against Obama because of the sensitivities of race.
"Nice guy. Too bad he won't last." -- Craig Robinson, recalling his first thoughts about his sister's new boyfriend, Barack Obama, per the Chicago Sun-Times.
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Interns for the ABC News Political Unit:
The ABC News Political Unit is now seeking three full-time fall interns in Washington, D.C.
The internship begins Monday, Aug. 4 and runs through Friday, Dec. 12.
Not only do Political Unit interns attend political events and collaborate on stories for the politics page of ABCNews.com, they also help us by conducting research, maintaining contact lists, and monitoring conference calls convened for reporters by the presidential campaigns.
In order to apply, you MUST be either a graduate student or an undergraduate student who has completed his or her first year of college.
The internship is NOT open to recent graduates.
You also must be able to work eight hours per day, starting early, Monday through Friday.
Interns will be paid $8.50/hour.
If you write well, don't mind getting up early, and have some familiarity with web publishing, send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible, with the subject line: "INTERN" in all caps.
Please indicate in your cover letter the dates of your availability.