Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran (R) speaking about John McCain on January 27:
“The thought of his being president sends a cold chill down my spine,” Cochran said about McCain by phone. “He is erratic. He is hotheaded. He loses his temper and he worries me.”
Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran (R) endorsing John McCain on February 8:
“I am supporting John McCain for the Republican nomination for president,” Cochran, R-Miss., said in a statement released Thursday.
Mad props to Steve Benen, for catching this and other examples of GOP bandwagoning. We’ll see if McCain can win over these folks.