Obama and Huckabee Win in IowaDES MOINES, Iowa (Jan. 3) - Sen. Barack Obama, bidding to become the nation's first black president, swept to victory in the Iowa caucuses Thursday night over Hillary Cllinton and a high-powered Democratic field. Mike Huckabee rode a wave of support from evangelical Christians to win the opening round among Republicans in the 2008 campaign for the White House.
Obama, 46 and a first-term senator from Illinois, scored his victory on a message of change in Washington. Nearly complete returns showed him gaining 37 percent support from Iowans. Former Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina appeared headed for second place, relegating Clinton, the former first lady, to a close third. Continue Reading
Well. Do you know Obama now? Seems like a lily white state like Iowa knows him pretty well. Well enough to vote him the winner of the democratic nom for president of these glorious United States.
Well Black folk...now what? Is it gonna be that because the White folk like him now he can't be trusted...he's in good with The Man so he can't be down for the brothers (and sisters). Is he electable enough for you? Are there any other excuses and concerns you may have? If you don't like the guy that's fine...but please...PLEASE...stop saying how you don't know him.