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Bob Herbert is an editorial writer for the New York Times. Often times he writes about the hardships facing the average American. In this article “Climbing Down the Ladder” he relates how these hard financial times are socking average Americans right in the gut. And while this story is not about the Election per se, the Election is all about the Economy. So for up to ten points extra credit added onto your blog point totals – read this article and answer the following questions:
- Who specifically in this article is hurting? And why?
- Which presidential candidate do you think would better help these people to cope – Senator Obama or Senator McCain?
- Support your answer in number 2.
This is a ten point possible EXTRA CREDIT post available to all classes. Post your answer before 7:00 PM on Friday October 24.