Brokaw just drove the stake through the heart of that socialist canard and then sprayed the body down with holy water for good measure!
If you don't watch the video, here's the gist. McCain in 2000 met his Joe the Plumber, but she was a daughter of a doctor. Seeming to have no patience for those who gripe about taxing the income of the rich at a higher rate than the income of the poor and the middle class, he panders not at all and dismisses out of hand the suggestion that you're a socialist if you support a progressive tax plan. Then in 2004, McCain gives us this gift:
It's amazing. 34 seconds into the clip McCain takes a shot at The Bridge to Nowhere and then thirty seconds later goes all "socialist".