Internet Obama supporters are no saints. But Campaign 2008, to them, means something more than an outlet for the anger they've been swallowing for the past eight years. Their emails ring like testimonies at an interfaith revival meeting.
Police have harassed my friend because she looks Middle Eastern. She has been threatened with arrest and possible deportation--all due to the fearful climate of ignorance and bigotry incited first by Bush, then later by McCain-Palin.
It would be nice if Obama reached across the aisle to like-minded Republicans, but the fact is, if he wants to get anything done, he should push hard to see that the Democrats get a majority in the House and Senate.