fix articles 350366, long hot summer
Obama and the illusion of a post-racial America (tags)
His candidacy is seen as an indication that racial barriers no longer exist. Many see progress in the fact that a black man can run a campaign in which race is incidental. Yet it’s taken Obama’s embrace of post-racialism to lend viability to his campaign. Some activists see him as the culmination of a trend of black leaders moving away from the communities they’ve traditionally served and closer to the political and corporate power that dominates the Democratic Party.
CAMPAIGN FORECAST: A LONG HOT SUMMER OF PUNDITRY (tags)
CAMPAIGN FORECAST: A LONG HOT SUMMER OF PUNDITRY