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


Endnotes for October 2008:

Walls, Seth Colter. “Bill Clinton Slams Palin, Shows Fire For Obama.” The Huffington Post. Web. 1 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/10/01/does-bill-clintons-
new-sl_n_130887.html>.

Benen, Steve. “Grumpy McCain Emerges in Iowa.” Washington Monthly. Web. 1 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/archives/individual/
2008_10/014970.php>.

Franklin, Charles, Mark Blumenthal and Nate Silver. “Election 2008: Electoral College Polling and Projections.” The Washington Post. Web. 1 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/discussion/2008/09/29/DI2008092902152.html>.

Weiner, Rachel. “McCain Pulling Out Of Michigan.” The Huffington Post. Web. 2 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/10/02/mccain-pulling-
out-of-mic_n_131287.html>.

Grim, Ryan and Carrie Budoff Brown. “Obama's tightrope walk.” Politico. Web. 2 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1008/14192.html>.

Shrum, Robert. “McCain Lost the VP Debate Too.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 3 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/10/mccain_
lost_the_vp_debate_too.html>.

Krauthammer, Charles. “Hail Mary vs. Cool Barry.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 3 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/10/obama_
passing_the_reagan_thres.html>.

Fineman, Howard. “Palin Scored Points, But She Didn’t Win.” Newsweek. Web. 3 Oct. 2008.
<http://blog.newsweek.com/blogs/racetothefinish/
archive/2008/1...>.

Reeves, Richard. “The Five Weeks of Sarah Palin.” Yahoo! News. Web. 3 Oct. 2008.
<http://news.yahoo.com/s/ucrr/20081003/cm_ucrr/
thefiveweekso...>.

Herszenhorn, David M. “Bailout Plan Wins Approval; Democrats Vow Tighter Rules.” The New York Times. Web. 3 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/04/business/economy/
04bailout.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all>.

Crummy, Karen E. “Palin: Obama, terrorists "pals".” The Denver Post. Web. 4 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.denverpost.com/ci_10638513?IADID=
Search-www.denverpost.com-www.denverpost.com>.

Mooney, Brian C. “Obama gaining crucial ground: Polling shifts in some key states.” The Boston Globe. Web. 4 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2008/10/04/
obama_gaining_crucial_ground/>.

Conason, Joe. “The dumbing down of the GOP.” Salon. Web. 4 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.salon.com/2008/10/04/dumb/>.

Wolfson, Howard. “It's Over: Why Bill Ayers Won't Save John McCain.” The New Republic. Web. 5 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.tnr.com/blog/the-flack/its-over-why-bill-ayers-
wont-save-john-mccain>.

Page, Susan. “Young voters hint at electorate shift.” USA Today. Web. 5 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.usatoday.com/news/politics/election2008/
2008-10-05-poll-youth_N.htm>.

Klein, Joe. “Embarracuda.” TIME. Web. 6 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.time-blog.com/swampland/2008/10/embarracuda.html>.

Transcript. “The Second Presidential Debate.” The New York Times. Web. 7 Oct. 2008.
<http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/debates/
transcripts/second-presidential-debate.html>.

Bourg, Jim. “The Nashville Debate: McCain and Obama Sing the Same Old Tune.” The Daily Beast. Web. 8 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/blogs/stumper/
2008/10/08/the-nashville-debate-mccain-and-obama-
sing-the-same-old-tune.html>.

Bartcop. “Vol 2224 - The She-Bush.” BartCop.com. Web. 8 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.bartcop.com/2224.htm>.

Coutts, Sharona and Jake Bernstein. “Former Clinton Official Says Democrats, Obama Advisers Share Blame for Market Meltdown.” ProPublica. Web. 9 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.propublica.org/article/former-clinton-official-
says-democrats-obama-advisers-share-blame-for-marke>.

Bentley, John. “McCain Booed For Telling Audience To Be Respectful of Obama.” CBS News. Web. 9 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-502443_162-
4514569-502443.html>.

Comment, The Editors. “The Choice.” The New Yorker. Web. 13 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.newyorker.com/talk/comment/
2008/10/13/081013taco_talk_editors>.

Hitchens, Christopher. “Vote for Obama.” Slate. Web. 13 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/
fighting_words/2008/10/vote_for_obama.html>.

Stephanopoulos, George. “McCain's Best Debate, but Obama Still Won.” ABC News. Web. 15 Oct. 2008.
<http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Vote2008/story?id=
6043394#.T4R75czgK6s>.

Norris, Michele. “How Chicago Politics Shaped Obama.” NPR. Web. 16 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?
storyId=95797455>.

Brooks, David. “Thinking About Obama.” The New York Times. Web. 17 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/17/opinion/
17brooks.html>.

Johnson, Alex. “Powell endorses Obama for president.” MSNBC. Web. 19 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27265369/ns/meet_the_
press/t/powell-endorses-obama-president/#.T4R8LczgK6t>.

Gallego, Julie. “Last day register to vote; early voting begins.” The Orange County Register. Web. 20 Oct. 2008.
<http://totalbuzz.ocregister.com/2008/10/20/last-day-
register-to-vote-early-voting-begins/6379/>.

Pilkington, Ed. “US election: The leftist plot to control the White House.” The Guardian. Web. 23 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/oct/23/
uselections2008-left-handed>.

“Obama: Grandmother may not see Election Day.” MSNBC. Web. 24 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27357561/ns/politics-decision_
08/t/obama-grandmother-may-not-see-election-day/#.T4R8lszgK6t>.

“Obama Draws More Than 100,000 At Denver Rally.” The Huffington Post. Web. 26 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/10/26/obama-draws-
100000-at-den_n_137951.html>.

McGee, Tiffany. “Barack Obama Offers Support to Jennifer Hudson.” People. Web. 26 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20235876,00.html>.

Transcript. “One Week Away from Change in America.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 27 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/10/barack_
obamas_closing_argument.html>.

Herbert, Bob. “A Choice and an Echo.” The New York Times. Web. 28 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/28/opinion/28herbert.html>.

Schouten, Fredreka. “Obama ads overwhelm TV presence of McCain.” USA Today. Web. 28 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.usatoday.com/news/politics/election2008/
2008-10-27-campaignadvertising_N.htm>.

Graham, Nicholas. “Obama's Prime Time TV Commercial: A Preview.” The Huffington Post. Web. 28 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/10/28/obamas-prime-time-...>.

Fineman, Howard. “Why It’s Still a Race.” Newsweek. Web. 29 Oct. 2008.
<http://blog.newsweek.com/blogs/racetothefinish/archive/2008/1...>.

“Obama Makes Prime-Time Appeal To Voters.” CBS News. Web. 29 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-250_162-4557333.html>.

Parker, Jennifer. “Obama Infomercial a Virtuoso Performance.” ABC News. Web. 29 Oct. 2008.
<http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2008/10/obama-infomerci/>.

Brown, Carrie Budoff. “Obama makes final case in supersize ad.” Politico. Web. 29 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1008/15085.html>.

Mark, David. “Was Obama's half hour evening TV ad Wednesday effective?” Politico. Web. 29 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/arena/perm/Deborah_Tannen_
89842182-88D6-428D-9877-33966E9F4686.html>.

Nichols, John. “A Chronicle of Despair, A Promise of Change.” The Nation. Web. 29 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.thenation.com/blog/chronicle-despair-promise-change>.

Sidoti, Liz. “Analysis: Obama on his way toward election win.” The Huffington Post. Web. 29 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20081029/road-to-270/>.

Phillips, Kate. “Early Voting and Exit Polls.” The New York Times. Web. 29 Oct. 2008.
<http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/10/29/
early-voting-and-exit-polls/>.

Meyerson, Harold. “Return to Grant Park.” The Washington Post. Web. 29 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/
article/2008/10/28/AR2008102802954.html>

Baram, Marcus. “Barack & Bill Make Their Stage Debut Together.” The Huffington Post. Web. 29 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/10/29/barack-bill-
make-their-st_n_139109.html>.

Video Clip. “Barack Obama.” The Daily Show. Web. 29 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-october-
29-2008/barack-obama>.

Shales, Tom. “ObamaVision: An Appeal to the Masses.” The Washington Post. Web. 30 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/
article/2008/10/29/AR2008102904753.html>.

Feller, Ben and David Espo. “Obama goes prime-time; McCain goes after Obama.” Yahoo! News. Web. 30 Oct. 2008.
<http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081030/ap_on_el_pr/campaign_r...>.

Traister, Rebecca. “Ladies of the nightly news.” Salon. Web. 30 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.salon.com/2008/10/30/nightly_newswomen/>.

Stark, Steven. “Maverick in a Mess.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 30 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/10/
maverick_in_a_mess.html>.

Broder, David. “What We've Learned About McCain.” The Washington Post. Web. 30 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/
2008/10/29/AR2008102903201.html>.

Sweet, Lynn. “Obama laughs off attacks from McCain.” Chicago Sun-Times. Web. 31 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.suntimes.com/news/sweet/1252574,
CST-NWS-swe...>.

Rich, Frank. “Obama Outwits the Bloviators.” The New York Times. Web. 31 Oct. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/31/opinion/
31rich.html?pagewanted=all>.

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