McCain > Obama
McCain is the most qualified applicant for the presidential campaign. "Not only has he served in the Senate for a much longer term than Obama, he also claims that he will appoint judges who interpret the law, not make it." (Henry, John) "He also supports offshore drilling, which will in turn lower our gas prices over time." (Mahtesian, Charles) "He supports gun ownership rights"(White, Elizabeth) "and served in the U.S. Armed Forces."(LeftOfYou) "McCain has also proposed that most of the taxes stay where they are right now, save a few tax breaks, while Obama plans on almost doubling income tax and restoring the inheritance tax. Obama also plans on more than doubling the dividend tax and raising the capital gains tax from zero percent to a whopping twenty eight percent." (Taxes) McCain is the better candidate because he is a straight shooter, who is looking out for the people and not his own ass.
When it comes to experience, McCain is definitely years, if not decades, ahead of Obama. "While Obama has served in the Senate for 173 days, McCain has served for 22 years." (Henry, John) That is 46.4 times the amount of experience that Obama has. While it may be argued that experience does not make the man, that Obama could very well do just as well if not a better job than McCain, I personally would much rather have someone experienced in politics running the U.S., rather than someone who has almost no experience. You are not going to take a person who has been a team member at McDonald’s for most of his life and turn him into a dentist overnight. This is a bit of an excessive statement. I am sure that Obama does have some sort of experience with politics, but not nearly enough.
Now, when it comes to his running mate Sarah Palin, it can be argued hypocritical that such a politically weathered man would take such a "green" governor as his right hand man, or woman. I must admit I was a bit skeptical myself when I first heard whom he had chosen as a...