Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Chicken Little to the rescue
By now, you may have heard that McCain wants to "postpone the debates" because of the "9-11 economic crisis hitting the economy."
Just to give you an idea of how much they're hyping this up, I actually heard on the Chris Matthews show just now a McCain campaign spokesperson explaining something akin to "this is big, because we're talking about people's paychecks not being cut, fire and brimestone from the sky! Run for terror!"
And - introduce the Republican playbook since 9-11: fear. Run for the hills. Unless McCain goes to Washington, the *you won't get paid*. Unless we stop the campaign right now - because heaven knows a President can't walk and chew bubble gum at the same time, and McCain evidently can't use a phone - then we're all going to plummit into depression.
Allow me to say: bullshit.
This is McCain realizing he's down in the polls, and he has to look like he's doing "something". Congress might have a solution on Friday, so he's going to fly in just when its time to vote, take credit, then rush off while we pay $700 billion to Wall Street - and of course we have to HURRY AND RUN OH MY GOD BEFORE IT ALL FALLS APART DON'T LOOK AT THE BILL JUST SIGN IT SIGN IT!
So again - bullshit on you, McCain. You're not President. You're just a Senator right now, and for you to run away from the debate shows you to be a coward as well.