Monday, September 22, 2008

Foreign cars and racism: the backbone of the McCain campaign

1. In a commercial played in Michigan, John McCain claims to have "bought American" all his life. But 3 of his 13 cars are foreign-made models. In addition, he has a habit of voting for tax breaks for corporations that move jobs out of the country and for free trade agreements like NAFTA, which have killed tens of thousands of jobs in Michigan.

2. Republican Party boss Saul Anuzis admitted that Republican voters are racist. He was quoted in a recent column by Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne as saying that racism might by one of the reasons many Republicans will vote for John McCain.