Two more primaries down—and the race for the democratic nomination carries on. After claiming a decisive victory in
The fight over these two states—one a Southern state with a significant number of black voters, the other a mid-Western state with a significant number of white rural voters—dramatized the demographic polarities of the Democratic party, and indeed took several dramatic turns on YouTube.
The first was a TV ad released by the North Carolina GOP, which used a clip from one of Jeremiah Wright’s sermons to portray Obama as an extremist. Many Republicans, including John McCain, condemned the ad and requested it be taken off the air.
Most recently, the political debate turned to gas prices. In the week leading up to the primaries,
In the end, Obama’s message resonated with North Carolinians, while