In this issue:COMMENT
"The Choice", by The Editors: The New Yorker's editors endorse Barack Obama for president.THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"The Hardest Vote", by George Packer: The disaffection of Ohio's working class.A CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK
"Verbage", by James Wood: The Republican's word thing.LETTER FROM CRAWFORD
"Exile on Main Street", by Pamela Colloff: Quiet times in George Bush's town.THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Good Fights", by David Denby: Reviews of Body of Lies and Happy-Go-Lucky.
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