From The Independent UK via truthout.org:
The Hard Cash That Wins the Vice Presidency
Johann Hari, of The Independent UK: "We can't solve challenges until we have broken the lock the super-rich have on US politics. Now we are poised for their next move: the unveiling of the Veeps.
In the next fortnight, John McCain and Obama will pick their number two, the man or woman who will take the keys if they take a bullet. While the debate has mostly been a personality-obsessed tide of tedium, if we blow off the froth we can find hints about the future of US politics - and the world."
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