Enough with the campaign promises. That's not what we need right now, especially since most of the promises probably won't happen anyway. What we need is a president who respects others. Especially the women-folk.
Our democracy is kabuki theater, replete with symbolic archetypal Americans, used as scapegoats (Reagan's "welfare queens"), for fearmongering (Harry & Louise) and now as mythic idols (Joe the Plumber).
Will McCain lose his temper? Will "That One" speak professorially? (Drink every time someone on cable says that!) What will the squiggly lines of CNN have to say about it? Tune in, all, because our liveblog is live!