McCain Complains About Congressional Recess After Missing 367 Votes

| Mon Jul. 7, 2008 5:39 PM EDT

This seems legitimate...

McCain took Congress to task for taking a July 4 recess without completing action on a housing rescue plan, calling it "incredible that Congress should go on vacation while Americans are trying to stay in their homes."

...until you realize that John McCain has missed 367 votes in the 110th Congress. He is the most absent member of the Senate.

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