ANYWAY, I'm half-listening to the radio, thinking about traffic and to-do lists and what I want to do about lunch today and I hear the tail end of an interview with John McCain on the economic bailout that makes me say, out loud, in my empty-but-for-me car, "WHAT????"
So I get to work ... do the things I have to do and then decide rather than going out to find some lunch, I'll eat what's already here in my office and try and figure out if what I heard coming in was accurate or not. So I Google "McCain" and "Dictator" and ... sure enough ... my hearing is still good.
You can watch the clip here ... or click here ...
... but if you don't have 2:16 minutes, here's the quote that grabbed my attention in the radio this morning:
MCCAIN: I just want to make a comment about the obvious issue and that is the failure of Congress to act yesterday. Its just not acceptable. […] I’m not saying this is the perfect answer. If I were dictator, which I always aspire to be, I would write it a little bit differently.
Yesterday. He said this YESTERDAY. In the middle of the greatest economic challenge we've faced in generations when the country is crying out for an end to polarizing politics and a way to resurrect hope, energy and commitment to the American Dream, John George W. McBush-Cain thinks this is the kind of rhetoric that the nation needs?