Why the veepstakes coverage was a waste Blog ››› August 31, 2008 10:57 PM EDT ››› ERIC BOEHLERT ? CJR reminds us that even though the press dedicated endless hours and column inches to speculating about who McCain's VP picke would be, they all pretty much missed the story. Short Link copy link We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.