Barack Obama today continued his assault on John McCain's empty response to the monumental collapse of Wall Street. From Phil Gramm and the bevy of lobbyists running his campaign, to the pass-the-buck "solution" of forming a committee, to his failure to take action over the past 26 years, Obama lays out the clear contrast between his vision for the economy and the same old failed Republican ploys offered by Bush/McCain/Palin.
"Yesterday, John McCain actually said that if he's president that he'll take on, and I quote, 'the old boys network in Washington.' Now I'm not making this up. This is somebody who's been in Congress for twenty-six years, who put seven of the most powerful Washington lobbyists in charge of his campaign. And now he tells us that he's the one who's gonna' to take on the old boys network. The old boys network? In the McCain campaign that's called a staff meeting. Come, on!"