You know that they really don't have anything to say when they start talking like this.

MR. RUSSERT: Don't you have to cut benefits in order to deal with solvency?

SEN. McCONNELL:  Can I start first with the fact that you were playing a Democratic ad run by the Democratic National Committee.  My recollection is we just had an election about five months ago.  Can we ever quit campaigning? There is not going to be another election until November of '06.  What we ought to do is quit running ads and sit down and start figuring out how to solve this problem.

Yeah, really, can't we ever quit campaigning?  Why, just the other day I was reading that someone else is campaigning these days too.  I can't remember who, but I know it was someone important.  Any help?

-- Michael