With eight days to go, and two totally different candidates, how can anyone still be undecided? Turns out, there are lots of different kinds of undecided voters. They don't fall neatly into an easily parodied pigeon hole.
Any sort of cash incentive to get manufacturers to build more efficient vehicles -- and to get people to buy more of them -- is an admirable thing. But let's not forget that if people just make smarter choices, this nation's energy usage will go down dramatically.
Catholics have backed the popular-vote-winning candidate in the last nine presidential elections. They make up nearly a quarter of all registered U.S. voters and may well determine who wins the White House in 2008.
To counter the conventional wisdom pundits, the cautious campaign advisers, and his own inner cautiousness, I'm offering Obama suggestions for staying true to the vision that took him from longshot to presidential frontrunner.