Friday, July 11, 2008

Phil Gramm's "whining" remark.

For those of us of a certain age with long memories, ex-Senator (and John McCain's "economic guru") Phil Gramm from my former home state of Texas was cringeworthy long before his recent remarks about the economy--basically Republican happy-talk denying the pain that a lot of people are suffering. 

Gramm, in the 80s, went from Democrat to Republican and, over the years, has proven himself a combination of the worst character traits of Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard Nixon.

Here's mainstream media pundit Howard Fineman, of NEWSWEEK and COUNTDOWN WITH KEITH OLBERMANN fame, with a brief but pithy commentary on Gramm's recent blurt:

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