I have to say I was pretty shocked when I saw this quote. I don't know if it says more about McCain being out of touch or Romney's potential for self-destruction.
"Mitt Romney's tax returns had nothing to do with Sen. John McCain's decision to choose Sarah Palin as his running mate in 2008, according to the Arizona Republican, saying he chose the former Alaska governor because she was a "better candidate."' (source)
(You can read J. Marquis daily at Major Conflict)