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Entries by Earl Ofari Hutchinson from 02/2008

Five Thorny Questions That CNN Didn't Ask Obama and Clinton

| Posted 02.01.2008 | Politics

The questions tossed at Obama and Clinton have by now become so scripted and predictable that we can practically give the candidate's answers to them in our sleep.

Super Tuesday Answers Some Questions But Raises More for Clinton and Obama

| Posted 02.04.2008 | Politics

Democrats need to make sure the muddled outcome of Super Tuesday doesn't split the Democrats into two warring and irreconcilable factions. That would spell doom for the party in the fall.

Democrats Pose Greater Peril to Obama or Clinton than GOP

| Posted 02.06.2008 | Politics

A dirty secret little of the campaign just may be that in this age of supposed gender enlightenment when men profess profusely that they have no problem backing a woman for president, many secretly do.

What Will Obama Do When There's No Hillary Firewall?

| Posted 02.14.2008 | Politics

As long as Hillary was seen as the presumptive nominee, Obama's Teflon coat remained relatively unmarred. That will change, and change fast.

Blacks Will Expect More From an Obama White House, But They Shouldn't

| Posted 02.19.2008 | Politics

An Obama White House will be a historic first. But it will be a White House that keeps a firm, cautious and conciliatory eye on mid-America public opinion.

Age Won't Be Obama's Trump Card against McCain

| Posted 02.22.2008 | Politics

McCain deftly snatched a page from Reagan's political playbook, dampened the age issue, and will try to turn the age table on Obama.

Obama is No JFK but Even If He Was His Inexperience Can't be Cavalierly Dismissed

| Posted 02.25.2008 | Politics

The lack of administrative and crisis management experience shouldn't disqualify a prospective presidential candidate, or mean that he or she will crumble under fire.

Obama's Farrakhan Dilemma

| Posted 02.27.2008 | Politics

Obama's failure to flatly say he does not want Farrakhan's endorsement is no surprise. He may be controversial and much vilified but he is not a fringe figure within black communities.

If Obama's For Real on the Sub-Prime Crisis, He'll Dump His Campaign Finance Chair

| Posted 02.29.2008 | Politics

Before taking over Obama's campaign finances, Penny Pritzker headed up the borderline shady and failed Superior Bank.