10/24/2008 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Contessa Brewer Wins Latest Round Of "Stump Tucker Bounds"

Another day, another opportunity for a teevee news anchor to play, and subsequently win, a round of Stump Tucker Bounds! Today it's MSNBC's Contessa Brewer's turn. She asks Bounds how McCain will pay for the Paulson bailout and the Iraq War without raising taxes. Bounds deflects the question by saying that a better question is to ask Barack Obama how he will pay for government spending to turn all Americans into elitists, but Brewer isn't having any of it, telling Bounds, "I actually thought my question was pretty good!" That leads Bounds to recite a bunch of platitudes that just don't sound as nice without Sarah Palin's Alaska dialect. Why hasn't Tucker Bounds learned from Steve Schmidt that the correct answer to all questions is "YOU ARE IN THE TANK! TANKITY TANK McTANK!"