So that’s where they stand

“I’ve been a strong supporter of ethanol,” Obama said.

“Those ethanol subsidies should be phased out, and everybody here on this stage, if it wasn’t for the fact that Iowa is the first caucus state, would share my view that we don’t need ethanol subsidies. It doesn’t help anybody,” McCain said.

Just for interest: a position where the traditionally conservative position (no government intervention) is also the most explicitly pro-social justice position, which is traditionally seen as left wing…

Just one of the reasons why I am a conservative.