No More 'Lipstick'-- With Financial Crisis, Politics Gets Serious

By Mort Kondracke - September 18, 2008

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It's sad that it's taken a Wall Street meltdown to do it, but at last the presidential campaign is off trivialities -- as in "lipstick on a pig" -- and is focused on America's dire economic problems.It's hard to believe the economic issue won't favor Democratic Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.), especially if Wall Street's turmoil spreads to Main Street, which seems inevitable.A week ago, though, the...

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