John McCain: Nothin’ Left to Lose

He’s compromised almost all of his principles in a failed effort to ride George Bush’s coattails all the way to the White House.

But John McCain still has the cojones to tell Iowa corn growers that he’s opposed to ethanol subsidies. Good for him.

Also in Big Ag news, lots of folks have linked to it already, but if you haven’t read Michael Pollan’s op-ed on the misnamed “farm bill” in Sunday’s New York Times, it’s a must-read.