Obama: same old same old | Arkansas Blog

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Obama: same old same old

Posted By on Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 6:44 AM

Brummett notes the announcement by an Oklahoma Democratic congressman that he won't endorse Barack Obama and says it illustrates the candidate's problem in Arkansas and the region. In short, though the Arkansas legislature has been post-partisan since Obama was a pup, the state is not yet post-racial or post-liberal.

ALSO: The guy in Oklahoma isn't the only centrist Democrat reluctant to join the Obama party.

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