Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.

- President George Washington

Obama McCain the Same?

When push comes to shove and the citizens of United States are overwhelmingly opposed to a bailout of crony Wall Street capital financial institutions by their friends the politicians, is there any difference in the presidential candidates? When push comes to shove, are Obama and McCain both crony capitalists willing to help Wall Street while the citizen's scream "NOOOOOO!"?

Obama has said he supports the bailout. McCain says he would like to support the bailout. At the end of the day, if they are on the same page and that page is not what the American people want then what difference does it make who you select as president.

When push comes to shove, if Obama and McCain are on the same page then you must accept there are two classes of citizens in this country: us and them.

Key lawmakers who struck a post-midnight deal on a $700 billion bailout for the financial industry predicted Sunday it would pass Congress, putting in place the largest government intervention in markets since the Great Depression. [Read]

posted at 16:14:36 on 09/28/08 by clearpolitics - Category: Economics - [Permalink]

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