The ascendency of Barack Obama from community organizer to senator to presidential candidate led the late NPR commentator Daniel Schorr to herald the oncoming “post racial” political age.
That was early in 2008. This is now.
Here’s President Obama last night in Philadelphia — transcript via HAP:
“What the other side is counting on, what they’re counting on is your gonna staying home, they’re counting on your silence, they’re counting on your amnesia, they’re counting on your apathy, they’re counting on young people staying home and union members staying home and black folks staying home!”
Here’s the post-racial, post-partisan president bringing all Americans together:
Al Sharpton must be manning the TOTUS input keyboard these days.
I know who didn’t stay home from the rally yesterday — naked people and book throwers.