Barack Obama and John McCain just lost to None of the Above

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What is unprecedented is for a presidential candidate to lose control of his party even before he has been elected, as has just happened to both Obama and McCain. Obama backed the bail-out, only to see 94 Democrat representatives tell him where to put it. McCain, more reluctantly, supported the proposal: 132 out of 199 Republicans told him to spin on it.

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