Biden Slams McCain’s Economic Delusions
In Michigan today, Sen. Joe Biden, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, seized on Sen. John McCain’s odd claim that the fundamentals of the American economy remain strong.
After Fannie, Freddie, Lehman and a market dive to start the week, few would describe the economy as strong. Biden hit this point to depict McCain as weirdly out of touch: “I could walk from here to Lansing, and I wouldn’t run into a single person who thought our economy was doing well,” he said, “unless I ran into John McCain.”
The Obama campaign rushed to circulate a YouTube clip of the comment on Monday afternoon: