Commentary: McCain is willing to lie to gain power of presidency
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- It has been hard to remember lately that the country is in the midst of one of the most consequential presidential elections of our lifetimes.
The campaign is a blur of flying pieces of junk, lipstick and gutter-style attacks. John McCain's deceptions about Barack Obama's views and Sarah Palin's flip-flopping suggest an unedifying scuffle over a city council seat.
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