If an idiot is in a room, surrounded by more idiots, does he/she know it??? Probably not. Group think can blind the most perceptive eyes, and silence the best of ears. In this case, the warnings were there, but the idiots rambled on, oblivious to the oncoming earthquake. These self proclaimed knowitalls have come up short 2008. Now, all the proponents of greed, outsourcing, and those who say "fuck the working class", can all huddle together and figure out what happened. Final comment on Palin,,,, what a waste of time. Anybody who thinks she is presidential material,, is probably reading this. Do I think Obama is gift to the American citizen?? No, but he probably can never do worse than George W. Bush. Obama was voted in by a slew of racist people, and many who are just plain scared of the direction this country has been taken over the last eight years.