It's Black Monday for Wall Street, as storied investment firms Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers are failing, declares The Huffington Post. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainTrump's dangerous Guantánamo fixation will fuel fire for terrorists Tech beefs up lobbying amid Russia scrutiny Ad encourages GOP senator to vote 'no' on tax bill 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.