August 6, 2008: McCain Embraces Deficit Critic Walker as Truth Teller (Bloomberg)

  • “He is the most articulate person on this issue of the debtthat we've laid on future generations of Americans,'' McCain, thepresumptive Republican nominee, said last night. “We've got tocommunicate more directly to the American people and tell themthe truth.''
  • “We need to go out and tell the American people the truth,that we've got to stop handing off these burdens to the nextgeneration of Americans,'' McCain said. “It's not America. It'ssome kind of selfishness that I don't believe Americans know weare practicing.''