McCain could have been a real "maverick" and told his party that he opposes the Bush Tax Cuts just like he originally did. But no. That's because McCain is not a true leader when it comes to the economic crisis this country faces.
Joe, if you are making $250,000, you can afford $1500. That amount of tax doesn't cost a job, reduce capital investment (except maybe for the third wide screen TV), or cause a plumber to not expand with another truck.