John McCain probably was eager to return to the Senate as an avatar of bipartisanship, a role he has enjoyed. It is, therefore, a measure of the recklessness of House Democrats that they caused the stimulus debate to revolve around a bill that McCain dismisses as "generational theft."
P1: John McCain enjoyed being bipartisan in the past.
P2: [All people who enjoy things in the past will want to continue doing them in the future.]
C1: Therefore John McCain wanted to continue being bipartisan.
P3: John McCain did not continue being bipartisan.
P4: [Only recklessness by House Democrats could cause John McCain not to be bipartisan.]
C2: Therefore House Democrats are reckless.