Having created the conditions that produced history's biggest bubble, U.S. political leaders appear unable to grasp the magnitude of the dangers the country now faces.
Yes, Americans will elect a president, one who will face both domestic and international situations of daunting difficulty, but will he enter the office with the requisite semblance of worthiness of it?
"There is nothing more terrifying than seeing ignorance in action," comedian Tommy Smothers said when accepting his Emmy award last Sunday in Los Angeles.
Mr. Smothers didnt utter any names - the organizers of the awards ceremony didnt want any live political commentary. But then why say something everybody knows? [Read more]
Mr. McCain should take to the stage on Friday to address the fears of the Americans