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Obama on The View

Every now and then you have to do something nice for your mother. My mother watches The View and Oprah. She very much believes in the new power of women. She pointed me to Senator Barack Obama on The View. Here’s the part that killed Senator John McCain (who was also on The View this week) and Senator Hillary Clinton. Obama is simply a likeable guy. He isn’t stiff or wooden like Kerry or Gore. As a result, it is hard to paint him as an elitist like those others are trying to do. He talks openly about race and Reverend

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Oprah effect

In the next several days, we can watch the media analyze the Oprah effect. The rest of us already know that she has focused her star power on the presidential race and on Barack Obama. She has the ability to move people. A rare quality. In order for Obama to win the democratic nomination, he will need to win 2 of the first 3 primaries.  This is the key and Obama knows it.  If Hillary Clinton is able to sweep the first 3 primaries then all of the chatter that the talking heads have done are right.  She is already crowned. 

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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