Barack Obama might just be able to bring rationality back to this country.
The Science Debate 2008 organization recently asked the candidates to answer some questions regarding their policy on some science issue. So far only Obama has answered, but McCain plans to as well. Obama has essentially stated that he plans to improve our education system, lift the ban on stem cell research, and address global warming. These are good things. Things a responsible society ought to do.
Hit the link to see his full answers or check out the summary from Bad Astronomy.