Bill Kristol’s NYTimes column: “I’m told McCain recently expressed unhappiness with his staff’s handling of Palin. On Sunday he dispatched his top aides Steve Schmidt and Rick Davis to join Palin in Philadelphia. They’re supposed to liberate Palin to go on the offensive as a combative conservative in the vice-presidential debate on Thursday.”
Plus: Wall Street Journal: Palin will head to McCain’s Arizona ranch late Monday to start her intense debate prep with top campaign aides.
CBS’ Couric does the first joint McCain-Palin TV interview. Segment set to air Monday and Tuesday night.