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HUDSON, Wis. -- John McCain wants Americans to believe his "straight talk" motto is more then a mere campaign slogan.

Time and time again during a Minnesota and Wisconsin campaign swing, he used the "straight talk" phrase and tried to distance himself from fellow Republican President Bush.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.