Argument: McCain adopted same failed economic policies as Bush
- Debate: McCain vs. Obama - con argument.
"Obama for president". Boston Globe. 13 Oct. 2008 - "Vague unease about the economy has turned into outright fear as the financial system sank into quicksand and 500-point-plus plunges on the stock market have become a near-daily occurrence. Obama’s opponent, Senator John McCain, would try to solve all these problems by going back to the same Republican set of tools: tough talk abroad, tax cuts for the richest at home."