“Let’s compare politics with sports. You’re in the home stretch. A smart athlete – a well-trained one – would keep his eyes on the prize and concentrate on running his own race. But what is McCain doing? Looking over at the other lane, more concerned about the competition than he is about raising the level of his own performance. Such a tactic loses races – athletic and presidential”: Blogging from Trinidad, Francomenz  takes issue with McCain’s questioning of whether Barack Obama has what it takes to protect America.