Giving a worse name to Affirmative Action, freshman U.S. Senator, Barak Obama, has been basking in a wholly unearned national spotlight, which will in time reveal to the nation what observant Illinois voters have known for years. Namely, that Obama is a thoroughly conventional Leftist Democrat, substantively distinguished from Teddy Kennedy only in that the former can pronounce the latter's name.
In order to mount the heights of his political ambitions, Obama will need a pithy campaign theme that captures the essence of the man and his message. Here's my suggestion: Barak Obama: Fresh Face, Stale Ideas.