Today's been busy, between the bailout machinations and debate news, so we've decided to roundup our blog coverage for easy consumption. Enjoy:
On the election:
John B. Judis lays out a critique of McCain's bailout hijinks: Putting country last
Christopher Orr asks: Has the McCain campaign broken Sarah Palin?
Jason Zengerle wonders: Is there an upside to McCain's failed gambit?
Noam Scheiber wonders, Is McCain's Problem His Temperament, His Staff, or Both?
Michelle Cottle looks at the latest polling and wonders, am I blue?
Eve Fairbanks lays out the case that David Brooks is to McCain as Kim Eisler Was to Abramoff.
Howard Wolfson reminds us that George W. Bush, not John McCain, nor Barack Obama, is actually our president.
Michael Schaffer on McCain's new POW card: A Noun, A Verb, and Those Ten Town-Hall Meetings
Max Fisher and Ben Eisler produce: TNR TV: Obama and McCain's Best Debate Moments
Eric Zimmermann and Amanda Silverman compile TNR's Debate Archive
On the bailout:
David Cay Johnston asks who benefits from the bailout?
Jonathan Cohn asks if the Dems are really in trouble.
Eve Fairbanks explains how McCain's gambit could work.
Michael Crowley reveals the peril for Democrats.