McCain made plans to travel to a threatened area of the Gulf Coast on Sunday, accompanied by his wife, Cindy, and running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. They planned to meet Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) in Jackson, Miss., aides said.
McCain was scheduled to deliver his acceptance speech Thursday but now may do so from the devastation zone if the storm hits the U.S. coast with the ferocity feared by forecasters.
Because having police and fireman occupied in setting up security for your sorry ass, instead of doing their actual jobs in helping victims is shows real leadership.
What an ass, to even float this idea, let alone do it.
Of course, they are already planning on visiting today, both McCain and Ms. Moose-Killer. Again, taking away emergency workers to save their sorry ass when they have more important things to do.
And, of course, he is the obligatory picture of what McCain thought was important when Katrina hit:
But at least then he was staying the hell out of the way.