McCain approached Kerry About Joining His 2004 Ticket?

So says Kerry in an interview at MyDD :: Direct Democracy for People-Powered Politics, addressing a previous report at

That makes McCain’s subsequent puppy-dog devotion to the cause of George Bush (whose campaign had so viciously attacked McCain in the primaries), and his pandering to all the extremist elements of Bush’s base, even more pathetic and sad.

Especially because it has all reduced McCain to a laughingstock. There’s little trace today of the respect people had just a few years ago for McCain as a man of independence and integrity.

I wonder how far those negotiations got, and what caused McCain to back away and start on the downward spiral he’s in today?