The best bulwark for a nonpolitical finance system and a national culture of open debate will be the strongest possible Republican caucus in the Senate. And it is precisely that strength that is being cannibalized now by the flailing end of the McCain-Palin campaign.
Sunday, October 26, 2008
Former Bush speechwriter David Frum rails against McCain's "awful" (his words) campaign and makes the case that it is hurting the GOP's already-tenuous holds on its Senate seats up for re-election. He advises Republicans to essentially give up on the White House and devote their energies to salvaging as many Senate seats as possible: