It is not enough for the right to have all the money, they want the rest of us to agree they deserve it. It's not enough for us to be poor, we need to admit it's our fault that we are.
If you were running the campaign of someone whose voting record is almost completely aligned with George Bush, and whose positions on Iraq, taxes and healthcare are just about as popular, wouldn't you want the same thing?
Current debates about energy independence are future-oriented, and will do nothing in the short term to ease economic woes. Let's use the internet to stop the bleeding: take up the following challenge.