As I alluded to in a previous post, John McCain has suspended his campaign so that he can focus all of his septuagenarian energy and vast experience on the deal being hammered out in congress to solve the mortgage crisis; apparently multi-tasking is not one of his strong suits. Well, it seems that he also personally cancelled on David Letterman but didn't cover his tracks quite well enough when he was supposedly traveling back to Washington (he actually didn't leave for D.C. until the next day); this is looking more and more like a bad soap opera at this point:
Mental note: never lie to David Letterman.
[Update: Just read this from one of Sullivan's readers:
Two of my employees called to say they couldn’t make it in to work today because of the financial crisis. They think it’s pretty funny. I don’t.]