[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/08/28/art.brimley.ap.jpg caption="McCain joked he has chosen Wilford Brimley to be his VP."]
DAYTON, Ohio (CNN) - John McCain appears to be comfortable with the selection of his running mate, whoever that person may be.
Upon arriving in Dayton, Ohio, Thursday evening, the presumptive Republican presidential candidate was asked on the airport tarmac who he has selected for the No. 2 job.
“Wilford Brimley,” McCain deadpanned.
McCain has been very coy in responding to reporters’ questions about his vice presidential selection process, most recently remaining quiet when asked, or simply raising his thumbs in the air. The candidate’s offbeat joke about Brimley, the 73-year-old actor known for his roles in Cocoon, Our House, and diabetic health commercials, likely reflects the state of ease he is currently experiencing as the months-long search for a running mate is over.
That is, if he was joking.