The Corner

Re: McCain Was Able

A snippet from McCain’s victory speech:

This will be a consequential election.  No one should have any doubt about that.  No one is satisfied with the current condition of our country.  I know Arizonans, like Americans elsewhere, are rightly concerned with the direction we seem to be heading in – staggering unemployment; a devastated housing market that shows little sign of improvement; a river of red ink that threatens your prosperity and the prosperity of future generations of Americans, who will struggle to pay the costs of mistakes made before they were born; and a government that doesn’t seem to realize the trouble we’re in, and do what is necessary to confront it forthrightly and fix it effectively.

I’m convinced that Republicans will win in November and we will regain the majorities in both the Senate and the House.  And we will win House seats here in Arizona.

And when we do, we will stop the out of control spending and tax increases and repeal and replace Obamacare. We will keep families in their homes, we will create new jobs and we will allow our businesses to grow without Washington interference. We will secure our borders, defend our nation and bring our troops home from Afghanistan with honor and victory.

Robert Costa — Robert Costa is National Review's Washington editor and a CNBC political analyst. He manages NR's Capitol Hill bureau and covers the White House, Congress, and national campaigns. ...

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