Gag me with a spoon, as Valley girls used to say. Did you see that McCain-Palin ad promising "tougher rules on Wall Street to protect your life savings, no special interest giveaways"? How dumb do they think we are?
Indifference to economics does not explain the prominence of Phil Gramm in the McCain campaign during the U.S. financial crisis. Indifference to the folks losing their homes is a more plausible explanation.