September 22, 2008

Is McCain Unfit to Be President?

Consider Will Collier's and Stephen Bainbridge's, and Robert George's comments on McCain's rants about the mortgage crisis. I chime in here and with the third comment here.

George Will:
It is arguable that, because of his inexperience, Obama is not ready for the presidency. It is arguable that McCain, because of his boiling moralism and bottomless reservoir of certitudes, is not suited to the presidency. Unreadiness can be corrected, although perhaps at great cost, by experience. Can a dismaying temperament be fixed?
The point can't be made any better than that.
I took an online quiz which presented choices between the candidates' anonymously presented positions, and I overwhelmingly preferred McCain's.

Then again, I know what a Republican politician's solemn commitment is worth.
McCain is slipping on Intrade--and he deserves to.

Next-Day Addendum. The right blogosphere did not exactly explode in indignation at Will's column.

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