It's Black Monday for Wall Street, as storied investment firms Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers are failing, declares The Huffington Post. John McCainJohn McCainDemocrats step up calls that Russian hack was act of war McCain: Trump admin must fill State Dept. jobs McCain says he hasn't met with Trump since inauguration MORE is gambling that the traditional rules of campaigns, which require candidates to be truthful, don't apply this year and that the press and voters won't care about his false statements, writes Thomas B. Edsall.