P2P IN THE COMMENTS:
I read the opening line of this New York Times article (which seeks to thoroughly spin Obama’s having stuck his foot in his mouth with the race card bit) and had to chuckle:
Senator Barack Obama is a man of few rhetorical stumbles, but this week a few of his words opened a racial door his campaign would prefer not to step through.
Few rhetorical stumbles? Who is this journalist trying to kid? Here’s a run-down of Obama’s rhetorical genius (which is by no means exhaustive of the genre) just in case there’s anyone out there who doesn’t think this guy is the liberal version of Dan Quayle.