When people in comments here have said that one political party was for regulating Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the other party refused to allow those regulations, setting up a good part of the financial disaster we're experiencing today, they were right!
It was all caught on video:
I think we can all agree that the party that refused to regulate these institutions at the point when it could make a difference should be held accountable this November -- right?
HT to Hot Air...
UPDATE: Here is an unusually effective McCain ad on the financial crisis, making use of much of the material discussed in this post and the comments here. On the whole it seems Obama benefits from the financial crisis (for no substantive reason, given the reality of the history of the crisis and Obama's distinct lack of reform in his background) -- perhaps if McCain can successfully get this message out, he'll gain some ground here: