"Campaign update: McCain blinks, Debate on, winning strategy below"
There is no final deal on the financial bailout, which been a precondition for the GOP nominee showing up in Mississippi tonight. But in the real world of presidential politics, he never had a choice.
I have been blogging elsewhere on how one applies rhetoric to winning one-on-one debates. Next week I will convert some of those posts into a discussion of how rhetoric can apply to winning one-on-one debates on climate and energy. But for those who are interested, here are my pre-debate thoughts:
I wouldn’t be surprised if there was a question on energy tonight. But there simply may not be time, given that this is a foreign-policy debate with a bunch of economy and bail out questions thrown in. Still, I will try to blog tonight on anything energy or climate related that comes up.