Republicans are obfuscating about the real reason for their opposition to extending unemployment benefits, the way Enron CEO Ken Lay concealed the truth about billions in losses his corporation racked up.
In 2003, when I wrote Pigs at the Trough, America's corporate crooks were largely playing with shareholders' money. The new batch of Pigs I cover in the just-released updated version is playing with taxpayer money -- trillions of it.
McCain wants us to put him in charge of the world's leading economy, but he is outsourcing his intellectual and philosophical responsibilities in that area. It seems to be part of who he is, just like Bush.