Democrats getting jittery about the alienating effects of the endless soap opera they call their campaign should buck up. These “hand-wringers,” as the Hillary strategist Harold Ickes calls them, are not seeing the larger picture.
The continuing flap over Barack Obama’s former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, serves as a sobering reminder of the true state of affairs, when it comes to race and class differences, in our land. All of the platitudes and self-righteous disclaimers notwithstanding, America remains deeply divided, and whenever indisputable evidence […]
At first blush, Sen. Barack Obama’s speech delivered Tuesday, in response to the growing controversy of his relationship to his former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, seemed eloquent, moving and even epochal.
It had been a devastating week for Barack Obama.
PHILADELPHIA — In many ways, Barack Obama’s speech on race was momentous and edifying.
For New Jersey native Scott Chasolen, whose love of Pink Floyd goes back almost to birth thanks to his folks, getting an e-mail last fall inviting him to audition as the keyboardist for the nation’s best Pink Floyd cover band, The Machine, was an unbelievable opportunity.