There is a report in the blogosphere that there is a real division in the McCain camp about how hard to hit Obama. Keep in mind that the source for this is not solid, but there is at least some thought that there is a difference of opinion about how hard to hit Obama on this Ayers/Wright stuff. The thought is McCain is being his usual partisan self and wants to go easy on Obama, however Palin at least wants to go down fighting.

With his electoral prospects fading by the day, Senator John McCain has fallen out with his vice-presidential running mate about the direction of his White House campaign…

Mark Salter, McCain’s long-serving chief of staff, is understood to have told campaign insiders that he would prefer his boss, a former Vietnam prisoner of war, to suffer an “honourable defeat? rather than conduct a campaign that would be out of character – and likely to lose him the election.

Palin, 44, has led the character attacks on Obama in the belief that McCain may be throwing away the election and her chance of becoming vice-president. Her supporters think that if the Republican ticket loses on November 4, she should run for president in 2012…

A McCain official confirmed that there was dissension in the campaign. “There is always going to be a debate about the costs and benefits of any strategy,? he said.

So, the bloggish theory here is that Palin is trying to position herself for 2012 by seeming like the scrappy fighter. Heaven forbid that our presidential candidate actually fight for the election. Shout out to all you RINOs, when you nominate someone who puts partisanship over principals, this is what you get. Grow a set McCain and stick it to Obama, if you are going to go down, at least go down fighting, what do you have to loose?. The Dems never hesitate to throw out as much crap as they want to see what will stick, why in the world would you hesitate.

Personally, I don’t put much credence in this story, but who knows.

You can read more about it here.