Five Million





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Uploaded on Aug 18, 2008

QUESTION: "Define 'rich.' Give me a number. Give me a specific number. Where do you move from middle class to rich?

MCCAIN: "If you're just talking about income, how about five million?"

TEXT: Only 1 out of 1,000 Americans make more than $5,000,000. [Los Angeles Times, 8/18/08]

MCCAIN: "I don't want to take any money from the rich."

TEXT: In 2006, the McCains reported over six million dollars in income. [Washington Times, 8/18/08]

QUESTION: Is it $100,000, $50,000? Is it $200—

TEXT: The McCains Will Save Over $370,000 Under His Tax Plan. [Center for American Progress Action Fund, 6/19/08]

TEXT: And What About the Rest of Us?

GRAMM: "We've sort of become a nation of whiners... and yet you just here this constant whining and complaining."

TEXT: Savings for Middle Class Americans Under McCain's Plan: $319 [Source: $38k-$66k/yr, CNN Money, 6/11/08]

TEXT: 101,000,000 American Households Get Nothing. [Bloomberg News, 7/6/08]

MCCAIN: "But the point is, the point is..."

TEXT: The point is John McCain is out of touch.


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