"[I]n hailing Barack as a 'transformational figure' whose election would 'electrify our country . . . and the world,' [Colin] Powell seems to testify to the centrality of Barack's ethnicity to his decision.That's Mister Obama to you, Pat.
"For what else is there about this freshman senator, who has no significant legislative accomplishment, to transform our politics and to electrify the world, other than the fact that he would be the nation’s first African-American president?"