**Evidently there is some scuttlebutt concerning the origins of Mrs. McCain's recipe. Did she get it from a family friend or simply lift it off the Food Network?
I don't know...but look at her. Do you think she has ever actually baked a cookie in her lifetime?
Do you think she has ever EATEN a cookie in her lifetime?
Politics can be very ambiguous sometimes.
Both candidates came out strong. The oatmeal cookies were traditional, the shortbread sophisticated and elegant. But the under-18 crowd was the swing vote and, apparently, butterscotchiness brought them to the polls.