Obama Appeals to the Best Parts of Our National Psyche

Isthmus | September 30, 2008
Obama's tremendous appeal, the second-graders in our neighborhood can tell you, is largely due to the symbolic power of his candidacy. It's not just about white and black. He raises the possibility that our nation could see itself in an entirely different light.


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