October 11, 2007 11:32 AM
McCain Now Ripping Off Forgotten Danny DeVito Roles
"It wasn't government's job to spend millions to save buggy whip factories and haberdashers when cars replaced carriages and men stopped wearing hats. And it isn't government's job to spend billions preserving products and services that we can't sell anymore."
-- John McCain in Michigan
Danny DeVito in the 1991 dramedy Other People's Money (skip to 2:45):
See? John McCain is the ugly, greedy corporate raider of the 2008 presidential race. Also he watches a lot of TNT. Look out, Gregory Peck! McCain's organizing a hostile takeover of Ma and Pa's Old-Fashioned Republican Party!
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