Recently, John McCain's campaign manager offered an admission:
Rick Davis, campaign manager for John McCain's presidential bid, insisted that the presidential race will be decided more over personalities than issues during an interview with Post editors this morning.Today, David Ignatius personifies the type of voter Davis is targeting. Ignatius warns that the nation faces big issues, with little time for the candidates left to address them,
"This election is not about issues," said Davis. "This election is about a composite view of what people take away from these candidates."
But for now, let's enjoy the American tapestry that's laid out before us: quirky, sometimes discordant, with some missed stitches and ragged patches, but quite a piece of work all the same.No, let's not.