Analysis: Candidates Play the Market Meltdown


TIME’s Calabresi analyzes how Wall Street’s crisis played to Obama’s strengths, but McCain held his own in the battle to profit on the campaign trail.

Plus: Wall Street Journal and the WashPost’s Balz and Barnes on how the economy is becoming the new proving ground for them both.

And: Politico chimes in, declaring that Wall St. is now at the mercy of Washington.

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