Steve Forbes and Mitt Romney, two economic wonks, deserve looks as John McCainJohn Sidney McCainMeghan McCain argues with Andrew Yang about free marriage counseling proposal Veterans groups hand out USS John McCain shirts on National Mall during Trump speech Trump is still on track to win reelection MORE's running mate, writes Ed Morrissey. Voters view Democrats as stronger on the economy, which means McCain needs to step up, Morrissey writes. Romney is a successful businessman and fundraiser, while Forbes, a former presidential candidate who advocated the flat tax, is still popular among conservative activists, the blogger adds. Democrats, meanwhile, may have to nominate Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaJulián Castro: 'Everybody knows that the President acts like a white supremacist' Ex-Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joins ABC News as contributor Daily Mail: Ex-British ambassador said Trump left Iran deal to spite Obama MORE, even if he appears to be the weaker candidate, to avoid a defection among African-Americans, Morrissey adds. He notes a McClatchy story that partially blames James Carville for the "schism" between black voters and the Clinton campaign for demanding loyalty from one minority leader, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson.