On the campaign trail
John McCain, yer becoming increasingly either desperate or deranged.
yesterday you gave me new reason for concern:
I reject the notion that all Americans, or the majority of Americans just want us out of Iraq. Joe Lieberman would not have been re-elected in a very liberal state if that were the case.
Ah, but Johnny, here’s what yer pal Joe said during the campaign:
“I have said the sooner we get out of Iraq, the better.” – Lieberman, July 6, 2006
“no one wants to end the war in Iraq more than I do and bring our troops home.” – Lieberman, October 18, 2006
Now, someone more cynical than I might suggest that Old John is just being calculating: trying to make the his proposed escalation big enough (now he’s saying “substantial and sustained…”) that even Bush won’t go for it; thus McCain will always be able to claim that his plan would have worked…
But, trusting that John “straight-talk express” wouldn’t possibly be that calculating, I am thinking that Del Boca Vista might be well suited to old Johnnie’s steadily diminishing capacities.
Elaine: Who are they running against?
Jerry: Common sense and a guy in a wheelchair.