McCain has gone heavily negative, not on Obama's policies but the rival himself.
However, it is apparent that on at least two levels, the Iraq War was in fact, a direct precursor to the prevailing financial crisis. The first level is the actual cost of the war to the American taxpayer, and the second level is an apparent culture of parasitism against the American taxpayers.
This has become a global assault on the economic health of nations and individuals. The International Monetary Fund yesterday called it the most dangerous financial shock on markets since the Great Depression.
Why the Wall Street bailout if it ever comes won't save America's economy or ours
The Alaska governor recited her scripts perfectly for the most part. But the questions were broad to the point of uselessness. And what fun we all could have had if the format had allowed for even a single follow-up question or even a bit of back and forth with Joe Biden.