The Republican and Democratic campaigns are wildly divergent in how they address tax cuts, job creation and decisions to use military force. The McCain camp paints Obama as an isolationist who would disrupt trade policies and desert Iraq while McCain advocates open-ended trade agreements, lop-sided tax cuts and an occupation that bears no resemblance to the original justification sold by this government.

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