My obsession with Stephen Colbert has taught me that satire offers an endless supply of insight into our political system. The Onion has put together amusing, and spot-on, candidate profiles for the 2008 presidential election, complete with candidate positions on the issues.
Where does Obama stand on health care? —"Promises to reduce cost of health care by demanding private insurance companies stop liking astronomical profits." Check out all the candidates' pages. The good people at the Onion even have an archive of all the drop outs!