04 January, 2008


Obama on illegal immigration:

"These are people who are trying to make a living. I understand they broke the law. But let me tell you something: if the minimum wage in Canada was $100 an hour ..."

...I'd probably be up there.

Here's his victory speech in Iowa:

I was worried. I was worried that my hopes would be dashed in the political system. I suppose I've overcome political heartbreak before (when Clinton beat Bush in '92, I cried), but we're SO CLOSE this time. I'm thinking about the amount of cynicism I see towards governmental structures generated by marginalized people. Our system needs this. It's not panacea, but it will do a lot of good.

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