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The United States

Things are strange in the United States. Yesterday was the first time I’ve ever heard a major candidate for┬ápresident has ever said, “I am going to suspend my campaign to help deal with the economy.” Of course it is a clear political ploy: he doesn’t know anything about economics, there is hardly anything he can do himself to deal with the economy, and he continues to do campaign work (as David Letterman found out). So, as someone else asked yesterday, what exactly happens when a campaign stops? And what exactly will McCain, Obama and Bush do, now that Bush has asked to work together on this?


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