No problem, everything's fine. Sure, people are losing their homes to foreclosure; sure, investors are being wiped out. But hey, aside from that, everything's peachy.
Maybe drilling will fix it?
Maybe more deregulation will allow the free market to something something something?
(Thanks to blogger Hunter!)
"Today of all days, John McCain's stubborn insistence that the 'fundamentals of the economy are strong' shows that he is disturbingly out of touch with what's going in the lives of ordinary Americans. Even as his own ads try to convince him that the economy is in crisis, apparently his 26 years in Washington have left him incapable of understanding that the policies he supports have created an historic economic crisis," said Obama campaign spokesman Bill Burton.
And She Said:
MOVE OVER ALAN GREENSPAN! SARAH'S COMING AND SHE'LL USE ALL HER KNOWLEDGE TO REFORM THE REGULATORY SYSTEM AND WALL STREET!
She actually sounds confident about what she says, although God knows how she expects to reform Wall Street. They can always get Phil Gramm to do it. This is a nice piece of video, however, because she really gets heated up when she segues into HOCKEY! COLORADO! ALASKA HOCKEY PLAYERS! and TODD!