August 4, 2007: McCain raps Congress for bridge collapse (AP)

  • “I’m angry today because we just had a chance to reform this process in Washington and we punted,” said McCain. “We pushed off on the American people a joke and a sham in the name of earmark reform.”
  • “We just completed a joke and a sham on the American people with pretended reform that we just passed,” said McCain. “It does not attack seriously the earmark.”