Dear MoveOn member,
Have you noticed that President Bush and John McCain keep telling Americans our problems are all in our heads and that we just need to feel better?
Late last night, McCain’s campaign co-chair Phil Gramm had to step down because of controversy over his comment that we were in the middle of a “mental recession.” But the the truth is, McCain himself has repeatedly said our problems are merely “psychological”—Gramm was just more openly condescending about it.
Gramm’s gone—but so far, the media’s giving McCain a free pass for saying similar things. So we made a video. It’s short, and funny, and it’ll help spread the word. Please check it out, then pass it on!
With banks failing, foreclosures and bankruptcies skyrocketing, inflation at the highest level in years, and thousands losing their jobs, these comments are a measure of just how out of touch with reality John McCain and George Bush are. Let’s make sure their comments don’t slip under the radar.
–Eli, Wes, Justin, Tanya and the rest of the team
PS. Here’s the link to the video:
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