McCain’s Fiscal Follies

Required reading out of Frank Rich’s Op/Ed column for the NY Times detailing John McCain’s fiscal ineptitude: [Spoiler Alert: A frightening and prophetic glimpse into another misguided administration]

“The term flip-flopping doesn’t do justice to Mr. McCain’s self-contradictory economic pronouncements because that implies there’s some rational, if hypocritical, logic at work. What he serves up instead is plain old incoherence, as if he were compulsively consulting one of those old Magic 8 Balls. In a single 24-hour period in April, Mr. McCain went from saying there’s been “great economic progress” during the Bush presidency to saying “Americans are not better off than they were eight years ago.” He reversed his initial condemnation of mortgage bailouts in just two weeks.”

 

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~ by eaesthete on 07/21/08.

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