Obama vs. McCain: Tired Political Discourse

Home ownership v. Arugula

Each political party has thrown their trump card: the Democrats link the Republicans with economic ignorance due to their personal wealth: see McCain’s inability to answer how many homes he owns:

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/the-trail/2008/08/21/dems_pounce_on_mccain_admissio.html

The McCain Campaign fires back with an image of Obama as a cultural elitist

McCain spokesman Brian Rogers said in a statement. “Does a guy who worries about the price of arugula and thinks regular people ‘cling’ to guns and religion in the face of economic hardship really want to have a debate about who’s in touch with regular Americans?”

Meanwhile “I.O.U.S.A” a documentary about facing our debt situation prompted one reviewer to complain.  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/08/21/AR2008082103461.html?nav=rss_print/style

How should the country discuss our political situation?

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