McCain summed up what the Republicans did wrong better than anyone:
Originally Posted by John McCain
He said last week's election, when Republicans were swept out of power in both chambers of Congress, was punishment for the party's seduction by big spending and big government.
"We increased the size of government in the false hope that we could bribe the public into keeping us in office," McCain said, adding Americans "still prefer common sense conservatism to the alternative."
"Common sense conservatives believe that the government that governs least governs best, that government should do only those things individuals cannot do for themselves and do them efficiently," he said.
I so wish he'd got the nod in '00. Hopefully, the first few states that hold primaries (you know, the few states that pick the presidential candidates for the rest of us
) will decide he's the man for the job.