Obama and McCain have taken different tacks to handling the meltdown. It's not by accident. How their economic gurus shape their views.
By Michael Hirsh | NEWSWEEK
Published Oct 11, 2008
From the magazine issue dated Oct 20, 2008
Barack Obama was in "governing mode," says one of his aides. In a small room next to A basketball arena at the University of Miami, Fla., the Democratic nominee had convened an emergency session of his new economic brain trust. It was a remarkable gathering for a candidate who, during the primaries, had relied largely on an obscure, baby-faced