Thursday, September 25, 2008

Obama on the McCraziness

Thank you, Barack Obama.

"John McCain sought to change the subject from his out-of-touch response to the economic crisis with a big announcement that he was 'suspending' his campaign. But the only thing McCain really wants suspended is the American people's disbelief. In fact, he's been in full campaign mode the entire time...

"When McCain finally arrived in Washington, almost twenty-four hours after his announcement -- and after Congressional leadership announced a deal in principle -- he huddled with his lobbyist campaign advisors while his running mate held a political rally and his political spokesmen and surrogates were out in full force, continuing to attack Barack Obama.

"So make no mistake: John McCain did not 'suspend' his campaign. He just turned a national crisis into an occasion to promote his campaign. It's become just another political stunt, aimed more at shoring up the Senator's aimed more at shoring up the Senator's political fortunes than the nation's economy. And it does nothing to help advance this critical legislation to protect the American people during this time of economic crisis."

Suspension of disbelief. That's all it is. So why can't McCain just join David Blaine in some new stupid stunt like jumping off the Sears Tower or hanging by their big toes from a plane flying over The Grand Canyon? McCain's latest stunts look more like cheap "magic acts" than something we'd expect from someone who wants to be President.


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