"I'd like to get it done as early as possible. I'm aware of enhanced importance of this issue given my age," said the Arizona senator, 71.
Sounds like he is writing a will. "I bequeath my presidency to..."
Interviewed by radio talk show host Don Imus, McCain did not offer any details of his search for a running mate.
Asked if it will be a "nappy-headed ho", McCain said "No... probably not... she said she wasn't interested."