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Posts from ‘November, 2008’

Why McCain Lost

The presidential election just past was all about the economy, nothing else. The Iraq war, the Afghan war, terrorism — these were all but forgotten by most voters once the economy nosedived. But despite the economy (or because of it) John McCain could nonetheless have won. Unfortunately, he was too busy being John McCain. John McCain, […]

“Despite His Race”

On the morning after the election of Barack Obama, NBC TV coverage of the election noted: “Barack Obama won despite his race, not because of it.” I beg to differ. A Washington Post-ABC News national poll puts black support of Obama at 95%. In 2008, blacks made up 13% of voters, up from 2004’s 11%. Barack […]