We have reached the point where truth in history is determined by whoever can buy a news network and get partisans to shout loud and long. Hold onto your birth certificate, just in case.
In the face of a financial Armageddon, the economy has become the center of the campaign, where it should have been all along. But the moment all Americans have been waiting for – the latest McCain-Obama debate – was a yawn. The melodrama and histrionics of whether the first debate would happen titillated anxious taxpayers [...]