Today's Politico Arena asks its panel of experts.
Some of the answers are very enlightening. Did you know the amount of shortfall in the Medicare (medical care for the elderly) dwarfs the amounts we're talking about spending on the financial crisis? Yet, both Senators Obama and McCain are proposing to make things worse in this regard. The answers of Steve Steckler, Rep. Zach Wamn (R-Tennessee) and Kenneth Scott are particularly on point.