Obama speechwriter switches sides Obama speechwriter says she’s voting for McCain; Paterson’s speechwriter steps down after tax inquiry; Another argument for ditching speechwriters; and Nader claims speech-giving record. By Christine KentNov. 4, 2008 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.