Cindy McCain says that Obama's attacks on her man for not knowing how many houses he owns have "offended" her.
ABC News' George Stephanopoulos reports: Democrats' attacks on her family's wealth are unfair and offensive, Cindy McCain said today in an interview airing tomorrow on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos."
For nearly two weeks, Democrats have repeatedly hit Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., for saying he is unaware of how many houses he owns, calling the presumptive Republican presidential nominee out of touch with everyday Americans. In his acceptance speech at the Democratic convention on Thursday, Democratic nominee Barack Obama turned up the heat on McCain, saying he "doesn't know" about the lives of middle-class Americans.
"I'm offended by Barack Obama saying that about my husband," said McCain's wife Cindy.
When asked if Obama went too far in his criticism of McCain, Cindy responded, "I do. I do. I really do."
Boo freaking Hoo! John McCain was born the son and grandson of Admirals but couldn't hack it as a military man. He finished almost the last in his class, crashed more than he was shot down and set fire to a carrier. Then he went into politics and dumped his crippled wife for a rich one to finance that move. As that rich woman's husband, he thinks that $5 million makes you "middle class and thinks poor folks are just "whiners". Criticisms of him as out of touch, elitist and uncaring are absolutely fair game for a politician of his background seeking to be president -especially when he's done the same and worse to a man who really did come up from humble roots. He's not just a celebrity who is entitled to personal space - he's seeking to be the people's top employee and his attitudes matter.
Oh, and Cindy? When you agreed to let John send you off on his own mini-foreign policy jaunt to Georgia (hey John, only one president at a time, remember?), you stepped over that line between rich celebrity and political servant of the people too. That means that when you defend your husband's third hand wealth - he got it from you, who got it from your father - then talking about the American Dream might not be the best idea. Unless, of course, your version of the American Dream involves illegal trafficking (bootlegging), corruption and the Mob.