McCain looks battered, of course, as anyone would be under this kind of pressure. But in his speech yesterday, he did not look very well to me. Can we simply get the full medical records of all four candidates on the table? Why is it outrageous to ask for such a thing? McCain is 72 with four cancer bouts, Biden has had an aneurysm, Obama should be about transparency and Palin ... well, transparency is always best, right? As she herself recently said,

"When you run for office, your life is an open book."

Can we please open all these candidates' books before Americans are asked to vote? This is pretty basic stuff. America is on the verge of a very very grueling few years. Americans have the right to know if their potential presidents and vice presidents have the health records to endure the trial.

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