McCain's campaign is infested with lobbyists from top to bottom, all of whom have used their connection to McCain to form a nexus of client relationships at McCain's intersection of power and influence inside the Beltway.
Allegedly color-blind in hiring, protected from witches and stumped in interviews, Palin this week was on the verge of being a two-time game-changer (good change, bad change) when McCain decided that game wasn't working for him anymore.
Maybe not as exciting as the Democratic Convention, but even more critical for our survival, is a piece of news that went totally unnoticed this week. CO2 levels continue to rise, with no end in sight.
While Obama was in Illinois shoveling sand in bags to hold back the Bush-neglected infrastructure that was crumbling around him McCain was on his way to accept whoops and cheers from oil industry insiders.