Tancredo, who once told a national television audience he was "sick and tired" of having to choose between the lesser of two evils, said Thursday he'll go ahead and back his longtime immigration-reform foe, McCain, because he thinks either of the Democratic alternatives would be worse.You have to wonder how many Democrats could have done even this if Sen. Joe Lieberman had somehow managed to be at the top of their ticket this November.
"Sometimes I say to myself, 'Can I really do this?' " Tancredo said of supporting McCain. "And then you listen to Obama or Hillary and say, 'Yeah, I have to.' "
Tancredo said he's not endorsing McCain, just "supporting" his general election candidacy.
And what's the difference? "The distinction is that one implies a little more enthusiasm," Tancredo said.
Tancredo issues support to McCain, stocks up on Val-U-Rite Vodka for a "long weekend"
Immigration hawk and former GOP presidential hopeful Rep. Tom Tancredo has issued support for Sen. John McCain's presidential bid...but not an endorsement: