It's not unreasonable to imagine that those of you with long enough lifetimes may eventually look back on this election and decide that it wasn't really the third most important -- more like the eighth.
The sobering question that confronts us is whether any president, any administration, can stem the bleeding and put this nation back on the long and difficult path to competent governance, fiscal sanity and the rule of law.
Every time McCain says "my friends", spit out your drink and shout "I am not your friend" at the TV. When NATO is mentioned, clink glasses with everyone around you and attack anyone who refuses to clink.
The Christian kingmakers forced McCain to pass up more experienced candidates. They won and, heady with their victory, the faithful rushed back into the Republican fold, and they'll get nothing again as a result.
There are seven basic traits that we all have in common, and our own personalities influence how we respond to Obama and Palin. This election season we would do well to understand how these seven traits affect our actions and reactions.