Letterman Fits McCain Into His Schedule

By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 12, 2008 2:59 PM CDT
John McCain talks with David Letterman on the set of "The Late Show with David Letterman," Tuesday, April 1, 2008, in New York.   (AP Photo/CBS, J.P. Filo)
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(Newser) – Three weeks after turning himself into a punch line by blowing off David Letterman, only to surface within hours elsewhere on CBS, John McCain has scheduled a return engagement with the late-night icon. After lengthy negotiations—during which Letterman continued his on-air taunting by saying McCain was being "squirrely"—they've made a date for Thursday, TV Guide reports.