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When your only tool is a hammer…

By on 10.8.08 | 1:51PM

In the first debate, McCain highlighted the success of the surge in Iraq that he helped author. He also, when clashing with Obama on foreign policy, argued for a similar surge in Afghanistan.

Then last night, in an effort to assuage voters' fears that he doesn't stack up to Obama on economics, he unveiled his ace-in-the-hole: having the government buy home mortgages.

The name for this plan? Revealed today: the McCain ReSURGEnce Plan. (capitalization mine)

If only he could enact some kind of surge in battleground states...

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