Posts Tagged ‘legacy

30
Aug
08

Barack Obama Has Already Won

Even if the US ventures back into the Twilight Zone and elects McCain/McMILF this November, Barack Obama has already won, and made history.  The comparisons to the Kennedys and to MLK are of course, obvious, but they go beyond Barack’s youth, charisma, and oratory, and Michelle’s Jackie O-esque confidence and style.  The striking similarity, not only in carriage, but even in her coif is unmistakable.  This is the election of which JFK dreamed, and for which he died: one where the field is racially leveled, and – imagine – the biggest stink made is whether or not there is a woman on the ticket. Continue reading ‘Barack Obama Has Already Won’

21
May
08

Obama/Clinton 2008: You Complete Me

Photo by Chris Livingston

Barack Obama in Florida, 5/21/08
Photo by Chris Livingston

He takes one state, she takes the next. He reaches the younger voter. She reaches the older voter, and especially women. Exit polls show that many Dems like them both equally, but had to choose someone, so they voted for one or the other. Well, soon they won’t have to choose. While it won’t be as tear-stained and ushy-gushy as Jerry Maguire, you can still imagine it: “We live in a cynical world, a cynical world, and we work in a business of tough competitors…” Continue reading ‘Obama/Clinton 2008: You Complete Me’




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