Of Barack Obama And Gaffes

Quoth the Democratic Presidential nominee:

“George Bush has dug us into a deep hole. John McCain was carrying the shovel. It’s going to take time to dig ourselves out,” Obama said to a rally attended by about 20,000 people.

The First Rule of Holes is as follows: When in one, stop digging. So, you know, “dig[ging] ourselves out” would actually be a bad idea.