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Presidential Election November 4th

Obama's Forgotten Inspiration: Theodore Parker

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

Obama did a much better job of reaching out to young, white evangelicals than Kerry did. It's therefore unsurprising that Obama employs the rhetoric of an earlier evangelical in his speeches.

What We Will Remember: Obama's Victory Speech and McCain's Concession

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

Obama and McCain accomplished two very different objectives last night: Obama unified and inspired; McCain departed with grace. Here's what history will remember of the speeches of November 4, 2008.