Did the President of the United States ask John McCain to suspend his campaign and come to DC to help hammer out a deal? Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson? Fed Chair Ben Bernanke? The Speaker of the House? Majority Leader of the Senate? Chairman Dodd? Chairman Frank? Anyone? Or did McCain just decide on his own that he was so indispensable that the distraction of debate preparation would prevent him from butting-in in some kind of crucial way, even though none of the key players felt that way?
Did Someone Call for a Presidential Candidate?