Thursday, February 7, 2008

Barack Obama is in Seattle Friday morning
and you can sign up to attend his rally here.
(If you're of the Obama persuasion.)
I've just this week leapt into his camp.
Not that I leapt out of Hillary's camp;
I believe both candidates are intelligent,
capable, articulate and compassionate.
But a comment from an elderly black woman voter
from Georgia pushed me to Barack's side --
I can't find the exact quote (from All Things
Considered on NPR) but essentially she said
(when exit-polled) that she was so delighted
to have the opportunity to vote for a woman,
but as she probably won't be alive for another
presidential election, how could she turn down
the opportunity to vote for a black....

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