Recently, John McCain expressed regret at having chosen Sarah Palin as his running mate in the 2008 presidential campaign.

More from The Hill:

The New York Times reported on Saturday that McCain, while still defending Palin’s performance, said in his upcoming book, “The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and other Appreciations,” that he wishes he had instead selected former Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.)

His advisers reportedly had warned against choosing Lieberman, who was once a Democrat, stating that Lieberman’s support of abortion rights could divide Republicans.

“It was sound advice that I could reason for myself,” he writes. “But my gut told me to ignore it and I wish I had.”

But give Palin credit: She was given a chance to publicly lash out against McCain’s remarks — and she didn’t. Instead, she responded with kind and gracious words about McCain and his family: