DNC Web Video: "How Many"
TEXT: John McCain was asked how many houses he owns...
TEXT: Apparently, he's lost track. "I'll have my staff get to you." [Politico, 8/21/08]
QUESTION: Are you guys aware of how many houses you own?
VOTER 1: We are aware.
VOTER 2: I only own one house, and that's more than enough with the foreclosures and whatnot.
VOTER 1: We own zero.
QUESTION: House many houses do you own?
VOTER 3: Zero
QUESTION: Do you know of any people who have forgotten how many houses they own?
VOTER 3: Is this a trick question? No.
QUESTION: How many houses do you own?
VOTER 4: Two
QUESTION: Two. Did you ever forget that?
VOTER 4: No
QUESTION: Has anyone in your family ever forgotten?
VOTER 4: No.
QUESTION: OK. Could you understand someone forgetting?
VOTER 4: No.
QUESTION: We're just wondering if its, you know, a common problem to forget how many houses you own?
VOTER 3: I assume no. That is not common.
QUESTION: Have you ever forgotten how many houses you own?
VOTER 2: No, never.
VOTER 1: I can see with seven how you could, you know, forget. It's hard to keep track of.
VOTER 5: Yeah, exactly. Somebody takes care of that for you.
VOTER 2: Well, you could be that wealthy where you don't know what you have, in spite of the fact that other people are so poor they don't have anything.
TEXT: John McCain: The Answer is seven.
TEXT: John McCain: More of the Same.