Shelley Buchanan: Mercedes For Sale With PM-Republicans
CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) _ Patrick Buchanan’s post-mortem on his disappointing showings in the Michigan and Illinois primaries ended on a bittersweet note regarding a Mercedes Benz he bought for his wife, Shelley.
The foreign-made car became a major liability in Michigan as Buchanan pressed his America-first, protectionist themes. Bush didn’t let anyone forget it - running campaign ads about the car.
″Are you going to sell your Mercedes?″ a reporter asked at the end of Buchanan’s airport press conference this morning.
″You wanna buy it?″ Shelley Buchanan shot back. ″It’s for sale.″