9 days ago, McCain said what he's been saying all year - "the fundamentals of the economy are strong." (Sept.15, 2008)There's a reason McCain shouldn't have to debate. He was tortured, you know.
The Hail-Mary pass has been thrown...
Look at what McCain adviser Donald Luskin said 10 days ago:
"Things today just aren't that bad. ... When it comes to the economy, we have surely become a nation of exaggerators."-- McCain Adviser, Donald Luskin, Sept 14, 2008
McCain knows what to do when disaster strikes ... here he is just after Katrina hit: