King's Dream: Barack Obama Becomes President of the United States of America - An Election Year News Diary


Endnotes for August 2008:

Chozick, Amy and Laura Meckler. “Race Re-Enters the Spotlight As Candidates Turn Negative.” The Wall Street Journal. Web. 1 Aug. 2008.
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121751166651600765.html>.

Herbert, Bob. “Running While Black.” The New York Times. Web. 2 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/02/opinion/02herbert.html>.

Rothenberg, Stuart. “Obama's Choices for Veep Are Far Better Than McCain's Are.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 4 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/08/
obamas_choices_for_veep_are_fa.html>.

“Man heckles Obama about Pledge of Allegiance.” Breitbart.com. Web. 5 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.breitbart.com/print.php?id=
D92CBG885&show_article=1>.

Nicholas, Peter. “Obama pumped up over attack on his energy strategy.” Los Angeles Times. Web. 6 Aug. 2008.
<http://articles.latimes.com/2008/aug/06/nation/na-campaign6>.

Page, Clarence. “Obama Hasn't Closed the Deal Yet.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 6 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/08/
obama_hasnt_closed_the_deal_ye.html>.

Noonan, Peggy. “Political Cycles.” The Wall Street Journal. Web. 8 Aug. 2008.
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121813852996621575.html>.

Nakaso, Dan and Derrick DePledge. “Thousands turn out for Obama's Oahu rally.” The Honolulu Advertiser. Web. 8 Aug. 2008.
<http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2008/
Aug/08/br/hawaii80808067.html>.

“John Edwards Admits to Affair, Denies He's Father of Lover's Child.” FOX News. Web. 9 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,400481,00.html>.

Grigoriadis, Vanessa. “Black & Blacker.” The New York Magazine. Web. 9 Aug. 2008.
<http://nymag.com/news/features/49139/>.

Heilemann, John. “The Color-Coded Campaign.” The New York Magazine. Web. 9 Aug. 2008.
<http://nymag.com/news/features/49138/>.

Plouffe, David. “RE: Barack’s VP: Be the First to Know.” Message to the author. 10 Aug. 2008. Email.

Buchanan, Patrick. “A Catholic Case Against Barack.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 12 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/08/
a_catholic_case_against_barack.html>.

Dowd, Maureen. “Yes, She Can.” The New York Times. Web. 13 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/13/opinion/13dowd.html>.

Holmes, Elizabeth and Amy Chozick. “Republican Trio Crosses Party Lines To Back Obama.” The Wall Street Journal. Web. 13 Aug. 2008.
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121859149525535519.html>.

Davis, Susan. “Obama, McCain Air Olympics Ads.” The Wall Street Journal. Web. 14 Aug. 2008.
<http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2008/08/14/
obama-mccain-air-olympics-ads/>.

“Obama body surfs in Hawaii.” The Huffington Post. Web. 14 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/08/14/
obama-bodysurfs-in-hawaii_n_119070.html>.

Condon, Stephanie. “Barack Obama dominates Twitter.” CNET News. Web. 14 Aug. 2008.
<http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-10016399-93.html>.

Shribman, David. “Case for a Bipartisan Cabinet.” The New York Sun. Web. 15 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.nysun.com/opinion/case-for-a-
bipartisan-cabinet/83938/>.

Sweet, Lynn. “Obama, McCain at Saddleback faith forum give debate preview.” Chicago Sun-Times. Web. 17 Aug. 2008.
<http://blogs.suntimes.com/sweet/2008/08/obama_
mccain_at_saddleback_fai.html>.

Quinn, Sally. “Worlds Apart.” The Washington Post. Web. 18 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/
article/2008/08/17/AR2008081702080.html>.

Allen, Mike. “McCain protests NBC coverage.” Politico. Web. 18 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0808/12594.html>.

Smith, Ben and Glenn Thrush. “Obama likely to announce VP this week.” Politico. Web. 18 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0808/12596.html>.

Nichols, John. “Veepstakes: Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps.” The Nation. Web. 18 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.thenation.com/article/rethinking-veepstakes>.

Tomasic, John. “Outside Rick Warren's Obama-McCain Faith Forum.” The Huffington Post. Web. 18 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-tomasic/outside-
rick-warrens-obam_b_119514.html>.

Harris, John F. “Nader predicts Obama to pick Clinton.” Politico. Web. 19 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0808/12652.html>.

Murray, Mark. “Obama goes back to Springfield.” MSNBC. Web. 19 Aug. 2008.
<http://firstread.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2008/08/19/
4427417-obama-goes-back-to-springfield>.

Eiles, Korie. “NH Man Receives Personal Thanks From Barack Obama.” WLBZ Bangor. Web. 19 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.wlbz2.com/news/regional/story.aspx?
storyid=91666&catid=47>.

Powers, Ryan. “McCain: ‘I Still Believe The Fundamentals Of The Economy Are Strong’.” Think Progress. Web. 20 Aug. 2008.
<http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2008/08/20/27860/
mccain-econ-strong/>.

“The University of Illinois declines to air Barack Obama’s ties to controversial nonprofit.” Boston Herald. Web. 20 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.bostonherald.com/news/national/politics/
2008/view.bg?articleid=1113911&srvc=rss>.

Pisa, Nick. “Barack Obama's 'half-brother discovered in Kenya, living on a dollar a month'.” Daily Mail. Web. 20 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1047399/Barack-
Obamas-half-brother-discovered-Kenya-living-dollar-month.html>.

Reid, Joy-Ann. “FACE OFF (Joy-Ann Reid): Does Obama represent the values of most black Americans?” South Florida Times. Web. 21 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.sfltimes.com/index.php?option=com_
content&task=view&id=1824&Itemid=188>.

Brooks, David. “Hoping It’s Biden.” The New York Times. Web. 22 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/22/opinion/22brooks.html>.

Campaign Staff. “Barack has chosen Senator Joe Biden to be our VP nominee. Watch the first Obama-Biden rally live at 3pm ET on
www.BarackObama.com. Spread the word!” 23 Aug. 2008, 2:35 a.m. Text.

Sidoti, Liz and Nedra Pickler. “Joe Biden Is Barack Obama's Vice Presidential Running Mate.” The Huffington Post. Web. 23 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/08/23/
joe-biden-is-obamas-vic...>.

Cooper, Christopher and Monica Langley. “Obama to Name Sen. Joe Biden As Presidential Running Mate.” The Wall Street Journal. Web. 23 Aug. 2008.
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121918207043354563.html
?mod=h...>.

Colindres, Adriana. “11:15 a.m.: They’re here from Laguna Beach.” The State Journal-Register. Web. 23 Aug. 2008.
<http://blogs.sj-r.com/politics/index.php/2008/08/23/
1115-am-theyre-here-from-laguna-beach/>.

Schoenburg, Bernard. “Journey begins for Obama, Biden.” The State Journal-Register. Web. 24 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.sj-r.com/news/x633544569/Journey-begins-
for-Obama-Biden>.

Rich, Frank. “Last Call for Change We Can Believe In.” The New York Times. Web. 24 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/24/opinion/24rich.html>.

Superville, Darlene. “All eyes on Michelle Obama as Dems open convention.” Yahoo! News. Web. 25 Aug. 2008.
<http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080825/ap_on_el_pr/
cvn_convention...>.

Walls, Seth Colter. “Sasha Obama Gavel Banging Delights Bored Journalists.” The Huffington Post. Web. 25 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/08/25/sasha-obama-
gavel-banging_n_121169.html>.

“Michelle Obama’s Democratic Convention Speech.” The Huffington Post. Web. 25 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/08/25/michelle-
obamas-democrati_n_121310.html>.

Khanna, Satyam. “Rove: Obama-Lugar bill to secure loose nukes was ‘minor housekeeping measure,’ ‘unimportant.’” Think Progress. Web. 25 Aug. 2008.
<http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2008/08/25/28084/
rove-obama-lugar/>.

CNN. “Hillary Called Michelle Obama After Speech.” The Huffington Post. Web. 26 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/08/26/hillary-
called-michelle-o_n_121496.html>.

Lewis, Bob. “Warner: Parts Of My Keynote Won't Get Applause.” The Huffington Post. Web. 26 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/08/26/warner-
parts-of-my-keynot_n_121452.html>.

Elliott, Philip. “Biden At Convention Gives Heartfelt Speech To Delaware Delegation.” The Huffington Post. Web. 26 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/08/26/biden-at-
convention-gives_n_121464.html>.

Espo, David. “Clinton salutes Obama as Dems at convention cheer.” The Huffington Post. Web. 26 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/08/26/democratic-
convention-day_n_121373.html>.

“Hillary Clinton Democratic Convention Speech: Video, Text.” The Huffington Post. Web. 26 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/08/26/hillary-clinton-
democrati_n_121584.html>.

Weisman, Jonathan. “Dean's 50-State Strategy Continues to Generate Debate.” The Washington Post. Web. 26 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/
2008/08/25/AR2008082502463.html>.

“Obama Speech Preview: Focus On Middle Class.” The Huffington Post. Web. 27 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/08/27/obama-
speech-preview-focu_n_121725.html>.

Dann, Carrie. “Some sad faces in Hillaryland.” MSNBC. Web. 27 Aug. 2008.
<http://firstread.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2008/08/27/
4433637-some-sad-faces-in-hillaryland?lite>.

“Joe Biden Democratic Convention Speech.” The Huffington Post. Web. 27 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/08/27/joe-biden-
democratic-conv_n_121938.html>.

Dickerson, John. “That’s the Ticket.” Slate. Web. 28 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/
2008/08/thats_the_ticket.html>.

Nagourney, Adam. “Obama Wins Nomination; Biden and Bill Clinton Rally Party.” The New York Times. Web. 28 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/28/us/politics/
28DEMSDAY.htm>.

Noonan, Peggy. “The Master Has Arrived.” The Wall Street Journal. Web. 28 Aug. 2008.
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121988803885278541.html>.

Espo, David and Robert Furlow. “Obama Invesco Speech Preparation Underway.” The Huffington Post. Web. 28 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/08/28/obama-invesco-
speech-prep_n_122031.html>.

“Barack Obama Democratic Convention Speech.” The Huffington Post. Web. 28 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/08/28/barack-obama-
democratic-c_n_122224.html>.

“The American Promise; Barack Obama Democratic Convention Speech Transcript As Prepared for Delivery.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 28 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/
2008/08/the_american_ promise.html>.

Rod. “Obama: Gays and Lesbians Deserve "Lives Free of Discrimination”.” Rod 2.0 Beta. Web. 28 Aug. 2008.
<http://rodonline.typepad.com/rodonline/2008/08/obamas-
speech-g.html>.

Heilmann, John. “Seven Ways Obama’s Speech Succeeded, and Why It Wasn’t Perfect.” New York Magazine. Web. 29 Aug. 2008.
<http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2008/08/heilemann_seven_
ways_obamas_sp.html>.

Staff. “Obama's Speech Tops Idol, Oscars in Ratings.” Us Weekly. Web. 29 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/
obamas-speech-tops-iidoli-oscars-in-ratings-2008298>.

Robinson, Eugene. “So Many Miles From Selma.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 29 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/08/
a_freedom_riders_tears_of_joy.html>.

Montanaro, Domenico. “NBC: McCain picks Palin for VP.” MSNBC. Web. 29 Aug. 2008.
<http://firstread.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2008/08/29/
4423826-nbc-mccain-picks-palin-for-vp?lite>.

Myers, Dee Dee. “Sarah Palin: The Double-X Dan Quayle.” Vanity Fair. Web. 29 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.vanityfair.com/online/politics/2008/08/
sarah-palin-the-d...>.

Halperin, Mark. “The Palin Pick: Bold or Disastrous?” TIME. Web. 29 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/
0,8599,1837514,00.html>.

Dowd, Maureen. “Vice in Go-Go Boots?” The New York Times. Web. 31 Aug. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/31/opinion/31dowd.html>.

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