McCain wants us to put him in charge of the world's leading economy, but he is outsourcing his intellectual and philosophical responsibilities in that area. It seems to be part of who he is, just like Bush.
If McCain is allowed to determine our future medical care, we will continue to suffer as a nation from a system designed to cater to only the smallest percentage of the very most wealthy people on earth.
If Ceres Climate Change ratings had been used as a proxy for long-term thinking, they would have been helpful. They would, in the context of the illiquidity of the credit markets, have been a good predictor of the Bankers Panic of 2008.