However, she is currently herself under investigation by state lawmakers over the dismissal of a state public safety commissioner.
She is alleged to have sacked him because he did not dismiss a state trooper involved in a contentious divorce from her younger sister.
Really? Even if that isn't true, that sort of current and active scandal is the sort of thing that can kill you; and it's entirely possible that it is true. So, McCain comes out of this looking desperate for choosing someone despite her obvious problems -- it's clear he just wanted a woman to combat Obama's minority status.
I swear, it's like McCain wants to lose -- every time he gains some ground in this race, he shoots himself in the foot with something incredibly stupid.