Stand Up, Stand Up . . .
And be counted. The unemployment rate rose to 6.1 percent in August, the highest in the past five years. Meanwhile, the night before this report came out, John McCain stood before the usual assembly of Republican drones and explained how awful the media was, and how mean the Democrats are, and how he is going to reform a Washington that his party has pretty much run since Bush has been in power.
What does all of this mean? Well, if you're one of the 84,000 who has lost his/her job it means John McCain wants to push forward with the same Bush policies, while blaming the Democrats for Republican failures. If that's the sort of change you can live with, The Peach truly feels sorry for you.