March 21, 2009

HOW'S THAT WORKING OUT NOW?:

The Joshua Generation: Race and the campaign of Barack Obama. (David Remnick November 17, 2008, The New Yorker)

Barack Obama could not run his campaign for the Presidency based on political accomplishment or on the heroic service of his youth. His record was too slight. His Democratic and Republican opponents were right: he ran largely on language, on the expression of a country’s potential and the self-expression of a complicated man who could reflect and lead that country.

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Posted by Orrin Judd at March 21, 2009 5:39 PM
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