'Across demographic lines'?
Obama exceeded expectations. I was wrong. But I'm not so sure he won 'across demographic lines.' Twenty-five percent support from whites is not exactly overwhelming. It means 75 percent of whites didn't cross the demographic line. ... I'll try to sort through numbers tomorrow. ... Great discussions in general over at BMG.
Sadly, 'race, race, race, race'
was indeed an issue. The only problem is how to make sense of it. Is becoming a 'black candidate' good or bad for Obama? Did the Clintons miscalculate? Or is this what they wanted? At this point in a very crazy election year, I'm not sure. But the smart money is still on Hillary and her co-president wannabe. ...Update
- 1.27.08 -- The sucking up to the Kennedys in the '90s didn't work: Caroline Kennedy has endorsed