This “let’s postpone the debate” thing is so transparent it’s practically a joke. He knows he’s going to get hammered now that the economy has gotten past the point of being in the crapper and is simply getting flushed down into the sewers of hell, so he wants to pick a better day, after Americans have finally taken a breath or two over this entire thing.
This whole “I’m just doing the honourable thing” shtick is ridiculous. I’m sorry, but being President of this country inevitably requires you to process several difficult tasks at the same time, this is what people are going to expect from you. A debate, at this juncture, is one of the most important things he can do for his candidacy. It would also be reassuring to the American people to hear the two candidates lay out some plans and proposals.
Postponing makes him look like a coward. And McCain, for all of his flaws, is not a coward by a long-shot.
This just isn’t the same John McCain. First the disastrous Palin pick complete with the “the peasants… sorry, the press must show deference” King Louis XIV-esque drama and now this. It’s insulting to my intelligence. And I’ve always had respect for the guy.