MCain is "like Jimmy Piersall"

Posted by on Sep 28, 2008 in election 2008 | 0 comments

Via Think Progress, Barney Frank makes a reference to a bipolar baseball player in describing John McCain’s behavior at the symbolic but not unimportant White House meeting the other day on the financial meltdown. From TP:

“When asked by the Washington Post whether McCain “will be able to spin the idea that he swooped in and saved the bailout bill,” House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) replied:”

It depends on whether you guys get fooled or not and write that [bleep]. … Before McCain came in, we thought we were working. McCain comes in, it gets screwed up, now McCain leaves — I dunno, it’s like Jimmy Piersall.

Yikes.

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