It comes down to experience and character and McCain has Obama beat on both counts.
McCain "has no equal" when it comes to opposing Islamic terrorism, Koch told Newsmax.com, an online magazine.
Read more about a possible Koch endorsement of McCain at Newsmax.com
Lieberman, the Independent Democrat from Connecticut, questions how far to the left the Democratic Party has veered in foreign affairs in an op-ed piece published in The Wall Street Journal.
Concerned about the influence of the far left, Lieberman writes:
Far too many Democratic leaders have kowtowed to these opinions rather than challenging them. That unfortunately includes Barack Obama, who, contrary to his rhetorical invocations of bipartisan change, has not been willing to stand up to his party's left wing on a single significant national security or international economic issue in this campaign.Read the full column, "Democrats and Our Enemies," here.
In this, Sen. Obama stands in stark contrast to John McCain, who has shown the political courage throughout his career to do what he thinks is right – regardless of its popularity in his party or outside it.
John also understands something else that too many Democrats seem to have become confused about lately – the difference between America's friends and America's enemies.