McCain, Obama and how many homes?
We've all forgotten things before. Like where the car keys are. And what time the appointment is. How many houses we own....
The problem is when you are running for president and you are trying to appeal to the middle class, the "forgetting how many houses you own" thing could be an issue.
The answer is four. But, this on top of the five million dollar remark at last Saturday's event with pastor Rick Warren, is giving McCain some headaches today.
"I guess if you think that being rich means you’ve got to make $5 million, and if you don’t know how many houses you have, then it’s not surprising that you might think the economy was fundamentally strong,” he said. "If you're like me, and you've got one house, or you are like the millions of people who are struggling right now to keep up with their mortgage so they don't lose their home, you might have different perspective."
Bring it on
"It's a frickin' mansion," he said. "He [Obama] doesn't tell people that. You have a mansion you bought in a shady deal with a convicted felon."
No word on whether Rogers followed the statement with the obligatory, "It's go time!" or "You want a piece of me?" or "Don't mess with the best cuz' the best don't mess."
Rogers was talking about Tony Rezko who was recently convicted of wire and mail fraud, money laundering and aiding and abetting bribery who is a former friend of Obama's.