McCain: Fundamentals of Economy ARE Strong

Associated Press

The Arizonan pushes back against Democratic criticism for his saying in Jacksonville that the “fundamentals of the economy are strong,” suggests he was referring to American workers.

Says during a town hall in Orlando that the working class is the backbone of the U.S. economy, and their industry, skill and competitiveness can help keep the economy afloat.

“My opponents may disagree, but those fundamentals of America are strong…. Our workers have always been the strength of our economy, and they remain the strength of our economy today.”

More excerpts here.

Comes after Obama, Biden pummel McCain for original remarks, saying he’s out of touch with the average American. Details here.

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