McCain has received millions in donations from the same companies that helped the Bush administration create an energy plan that has helped raise gasoline to $4 a gallon.
Jon Stewart mocks the media's willingness to peddle insane rumors about Barack Obama--and their tendency to place the blame on the internet.
This week: Chuck Collins, Doug Henwood and Barbara Ehrenreich. Sarah Anderson lays out a 12-step program for "ending plutocracy." Gary Younge on Obama and the power of symbols.
Antiwar activist Ava Lowery and the ACLU's Anthony Romero discuss the legal quagmire into which the country has sunk since 9/11.
Stewart ridicules the mainstream media's latest foray into the politics of personal destruction.
How solidly Republican will Christian evangelicals be in 2008? Could concern about the planet be the issue that draws many believers into the Democratic camp?
"The media and pollsters don't focus on urban issues. They focus on the war, abortion, gay rights -- things that, quite frankly, for those of us in the trenches, are not exactly the hot button issues."
"Water is my top 10 priorities. Or top 20"
"The Rocky mountains are a place where people come together and put aside partisan issues to solve problems. Being able to talk about those pragmatic solutions is going to be of great benefit to the entire country."
"I hope when the presidential candidates talk about cities, they stop thinking about us as basketcases, and think instead of the potential of cities to turn this country around."
"While presidential candidates are raising substantial amounts of money in cities, they are spending it in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina ... It disproportionately puts the focus on [rural] areas of the country where the majority of our citizenry do not live."
"Republicans and Democrats alike, among mayors in this country, have been very, very upset and concerned about the disregard for cities by this administration."