McCain and Letterman trying to make nice - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

McCain and Letterman trying to make nice

NEW YORK - David Letterman and Sen. John McCain are getting a chance to make up.  The Republican presidential candidate is scheduled to appear on Letterman's "Late Show" on Thursday.

It will be McCain's 13th visit to the CBS program but his first since he angered Letterman by canceling last month.  Letterman was unhappy when McCain sat for an interview with Katie Couric instead of him on Sept. 24.

At the time Letterman said he first felt like a "patriot" to let McCain off his commitment to deal with the economy but "now I'm feeling like an ugly date."

A McCain spokeswoman said at the time that because of the economic crisis, the campaign "felt this wasn't a night for comedy."
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