Obama pushes forward while others continue to fight the battles of yesteryear
May 11, 2008 12:06 PM Subscribe
Party Like It’s 2008 [SLNYTOE]
posted by psmealey (144 comments total)
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Almost every wrong prediction about this election cycle has come from those trying to force the round peg of this year’s campaign into the square holes of past political wars. That’s why race keeps being portrayed as dooming Mr. Obama
— surely Jeremiah Wright
= Willie Horton
! — no matter what the voters say to the contrary.
Yes, a single-link NY Times Op-Ed by former theater critic
turned Op-Ed writer extraordinaire, Frank Rich
. A somewhat hopeful, nevertheless very clear-eyed view of what's different about this year's election, the gathering cultural forces at work, and perhaps an object lesson for those who would stand in the way, they should think again.