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


Endnotes for September 2008:

Herbert, Bob. “Head for the High Road.” The New York Times. Web. 2 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/02/opinion/02herbert.html>.

Brooks, David. “What the Palin Pick Says.” The New York Times. Web. 2 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/02/opinion/02brooks.html>.

Smith, Ben and John Bresnahan. “Documents detail Palin's political life.” Politico. Web. 2 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0908/13084.html>.

Dowd, Maureen. “Life of Her Party.” The New York Times. Web. 3 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/03/opinion/03dowd.html>.

Balz, Dan. “Aides Say Team Interviewed Palin Late in the Process.” The Washington Post. Web. 3 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/
2008/09/02/AR2008090203462.html>.

Smith, Ben. “Noonan, Murphy trash Palin on hot mike: 'It's over'.” Politico. Web. 3 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/0908/Noonan_
Murphy_trash_Palin_on_hot_mic_Its_over.html>.

Lexington. “The woman from nowhere.” The Economist. Web. 4 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.economist.com/node/12066224>.

Crimmins, Barry. “The Snark Shark.” BarryCrimmins.com. Web. 4 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.barrycrimmins.com/index.php?page=news&display=1340>.

Poniewozik, James. “Obama Meets O'Reilly: No One Dies!” TIME. Web. 4 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1838954,00.html>.

Schneider, Bill. “Analysis: McCain sincere, short on answers.” CNN. Web. 5 Sep. 2008.
<http://articles.cnn.com/2008-09-05/politics/schneider.speech_1_
economic-plan-john-mccain-gay-issues?_s=PM:POLITICS>.

Barr, Andy. “Westmoreland Defends Calling Obama 'Uppity'.” The Hill. Web. 5 Sep. 2008.
<http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/campaigns/
42537-westmoreland-defends-calling-obama-uppity>.

Somerville, Glenn. “U.S. seizes Fannie, Freddie, aims to calm markets.” Thomson Reuters. Web. 7 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.reuters.com/article/2008/09/07/us-fannie-freddie-id
USN0527106320080907>.

Allen, Mike. “Obama considered joining military.” Politico. Web. 7 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0908/13217.html>.

Brown, Carrie Budoff. “Obama rolls up his sleeves, hits hard.” Politico. Web. 7 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0908/13212.html>.

Stein, Sam. “Palin's Absence Becomes Focus Of Sunday Talk.” The Huffington Post. Web. 7 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/09/07/palins-absence-
becomes-fo_n_124608.html>.

Rich, Frank. “Palin and McCain’s Shotgun Marriage.” The New York Times. Web. 7 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/07/opinion/07rich.html>.

Stelter, Brian. “MSNBC Takes Incendiary Hosts From Anchor Seat.” The New York Times. Web. 8 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/08/business/media/08msnbc.html?
pagewanted=all>.

Remnick, David. “Conventional Battle.” The New Yorker. Web. 8 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.newyorker.com/talk/comment/2008/09/08/080908taco
_talk_remnick>.

Reeves, Richard. “Is Obama Already President?” Yahoo! News. Web. 8 Sep. 2008.
<http://news.yahoo.com/s/ucrr/20080908/cm_ucrr/
isobamaalreadypres...>.

Schoen, Douglas E. “For now, Barack Obama's the man in the middle, not John McCain.” Daily News of New York. Web. 9 Sep. 2008.
<http://articles.nydailynews.com/2008-09-09/news/17907038_1_
independent-voters-sen-john-mccain-obama-s-speech>.

Sun Staff. “Barack Obama - Health Care.” Las Vegas Sun. Web. 9 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2008/sep/09/barack-
obama---health-care/>.

Huffington, Arianna. “Sarah Palin: A Trojan Moose Concealing Four More Years of George Bush.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 9 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/09/sarah_palin_
a_trojan_moose_con.html>.

Luo, Michael and Jeff Zeleny. “Straining to Reach Money Goal, Obama Presses Donors.” The New York Times. Web. 9 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/09/us/politics/09donate.html?
pagewanted=all>.

Tapper, Jake. “A Piggish Debate.” ABC News. Web. 9 Sep. 2008.
<http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2008/09/a-piggish-debat/>.

Tapper, Jake. “Let the Silly Season Begin: Obama Says 'Lipstick' Controversy Overblown.” ABC News. Web. 10 Sep. 2008.
<http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/story?id=5772590&page=1#.
T5rdrr81dFU>.

Morris, Dick. “November Lineup: Obama vs. Obama.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 10 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/09/november_
lineup_obama_vs_obama.html>.

Page, Clarence. “'Pit Bull' Palin Raises Biting Questions.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 10 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/09/pit_bull_palin_
raises_biting_q.html>.

Fernholz, Tim. “Everybody Calm Down! Obama <em>Is</em> Hitting Back.” The American Prospect. Web. 10 Sep. 2008.
<http://prospect.org/article/everybody-calm-down-obama-
hitting-back>.

CNN Transcripts. “ServiceNation Presidential Candidates Forum.” CNN. Web. 11 Sep. 2008.
<http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0809/11/se.01.html>.

Scheiber, Noam. “How Obama Should Frame McCain.” The New Republic. Web. 12 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.tnr.com/blog/the-stump/how-obama-should-
frame-mccain>.

Nagourney, Adam and Jeff Zeleny. “Obama Plans Sharper Tone as Party Frets.” The New York Times. Web. 12 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/12/world/americas/12iht-
12obama.16090072.html?pagewanted=all>.

Martin, Jonathan. “Palin sounds hawkish note in ABC interview.” Politico. Web. 12 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0908/13393.html>.

Cillizza, Chris. “Will Obama's Aggressive New Tone Work?” The Washington Post. Web. 12 Sep. 2008.
<http://voices.washingtonpost.com/thefix/eye-on-2008/obamas-
new-aggressive-tone.html>.

Harris, John F. “Bill Clinton's advice to Barack Obama.” Politico. Web. 12 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0908/13394.html>.

Moore, Charles. “Barack Obama is so much more appealing to the British.” The Telegraph. Web. 13 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/charlesmoore/
3562116/Barack-Obama-is-so-much-more-appealing-to-the-British.html>.

Weisman, Jonathan. “Obama Campaign Begins Counterattack.” The Washington Post. Web. 13 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/09/
12/AR2008091201259.html>.

Barone, Michael. “McCain Flies His Campaign Past Obama.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 13 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/09/mccain_flies_
his_campaign_past.html>.

Herbert, Bob. “She’s Not Ready.” The New York Times. Web. 13 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/13/opinion/13herbert.html>.

Smith, Ben. “Obama raises $66 million in August.” Politico. Web. 14 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/0908/Obama_raises_66_
million_in_August.html>.

Zeleny, Jeff and Monica Davey. “Cautious Campaigning in Shadow of Storm.” The New York Times. Web. 14 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/14/us/politics/14CAMPAIGN.html?
pagewanted=print>.

Becker, Jo, Peter S. Goodman and Michael Powell. “Once Elected, Palin Hired Friends and Lashed Foes.” The New York Times. Web. 14 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/14/us/politics/14palin.html?
pagewanted=all>.

Dowd, Maureen. “Bering Straight Talk.” The New York Times. Web. 14 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/14/opinion/14dowd.html>.

Taylor, Goldie. “Spotlight: A Woman’s Worth.” Ify and Them. Web. 15 Sep. 2008.
<http://ifyandthem.wordpress.com/2008/09/15/spotlight-a-womans-
worth-by-goldie-taylor/>.

Daily News Staff. “Barack Obama, John McCain React to Lehman Brothers Crisis - With Wildly Divergent Opinions.” U.S. News & World Report. Web. 15 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.usnews.com/news/campaign-2008/articles/2008/09/15/
barack-obama-john-mccain-react-to-lehman-brothers-crisis---
with-wildly-divergent-opinions>.

Biden, Joe. “The Case for Change.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 15 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/09/the_
case_for_change.html>.

Montanaro, Domenico. “If she can't run a major company... .” MSNBC. Web. 16 Sep. 2008.
<http://firstread.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2008/09/16/4439643-if-
she-cant-run-a-major-company?lite>.

Gross, Daniel. “Fundamentally Speaking.” The Daily Beast. Web. 16 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2008/09/16/
fundamentally-speaking.html>.

Timiraos, Nick and Elizabeth Holmes. “McCain, Obama Confront the Market.” The Wall Street Journal. Web. 16 Sep. 2008.
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122151017079138227.html>.

Tumulty, Karen. “McCain and the Bear.” TIME. Web. 16 Sep. 2008.
<http://swampland.time.com/2008/09/16/mccain_and_the_bear/>.

Brooks, David. “Why Experience Matters.” The New York Times. Web. 16 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/16/opinion/16brooks.html>.

Sanner, Ann. “Women's rights groups endorse Obama for president.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 16 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/news/ap/politics/2008/Sep/16/
women_s_rights_groups_endorse_obama_for_president.html>.

Gandy, Kim. “National Organization for Women PAC Endorses Obama-Biden.” National Organization for Women. Web. 16 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.now.org/press/09-08/09-16.html>.

Goldberg, Jonah. “E-mail to Obama: dishonest TV ad, wrong audience.” Los Angeles Times. Web. 16 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/
la-oe-goldberg16-2008sep16,0,5361480.column>.

Shar, Gilbert. “Obama Wins Text Votes During CTIA Wireless IT & Entertainment.” Wireless and Mobile News. Web. 16 Sep. 2008.
<http://wirelessandmobilenews.com/2008/09/obama-
wins-text-votes-during-c.html>.

Transcript. “Obama's Remarks in Elko, Nevada.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 17 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/09/
obamas_remarks_in_elko_nevada.html>.

Cohen, Richard. “The Ugly New McCain.” The Washington Post. Web. 17 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/
2008/09/15/AR2008091502406.html>.

Friedman, Roger. “Exclusive: Barbra Streisand Sings Support for Obama.” FOX News. Web. 17 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,423804,00.html>.

Gaouette, Nicole. “Politics of immigration.” Los Angeles Times. Web. 18 Sep. 2008.
<http://articles.latimes.com/2008/sep/18/nation/na-immig18>.

Rothenberg, Stuart. “What's the Top Electoral College State This Year?” Real Clear Politics. Web. 19 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/09/
whats_the_top_electoral_colleg.html>.

Reid, Joy-Ann. “For black Republicans, race complicates the campaign.” South Florida Times. Web. 19 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.sfltimes.com/index.php?option=com_
content&task=view&id=1924&Itemid=42>.

Will, George. “McCain's Queen of Hearts Intervention.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 23 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/09/
mccains_temperment_fails_again.html>.

Crombie, Noelle. “Effigy of Obama alarms George Fox campus.” The Oregonian. Web. 24 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2008/09/
racial_incident_rattles_george.html>.

Dickerson, John. “Stunt Man.” Slate. Web. 24 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/
politics/2008/09/stunt_man.html>.

“John McCain Cancels Letterman Appearance, Keith Olbermann Fills.” The Huffington Post. Web. 24 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/09/24/john-mccain-
cancels-lette_n_128998.html>.

Carter, Bill. “Letterman: McCain's Cancellation Not Funny.” The New York Times. Web. 24 Sep. 2008.
<http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/09/24/letterman-
mccains-cancellation-not-funny/>.

Pappu, Sridhar. “Letterman’s Cronkite Turn.” The Washington Independent. Web. 25 Sep. 2008.
<http://washingtonindependent.com/7466/letterman-do-his-cronkite>.

Silva, Mark. “Stephen Colbert 'suspends' his TV show.” Chicago Tribune. Web. 25 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.swamppolitics.com/news/politics/blog/2008/09/
stephen_colbert_suspends_his_t.html>.

Wiener, Aaron. “Palin’s Geography Lesson.” The Washington Independent. Web. 25 Sep. 2008.
<http://washingtonindependent.com/7910/palins-confused-geography>.

Parker, Kathleen. “Palin Problem.” National Review. Web. 26 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/225784/palin-problem/kathleen-parker#>.

Ratnesar, Romesh. “Sarah Palin's Foreign Policy Follies.” TIME. Web. 27 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1845116,00.html>.

Kaufman, Gil. “John McCain, Barack Obama Square Off In Often-Tense First Debate.” MTV. Web. 27 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1595813/mccain-obama-
square-off-first-debate.jhtml?rsspartner=rssYahooNewscrawler>.

Nagourney, Adam and Jeff Zeleny. “Candidates Clash on Economy and Iraq.” The New York Times. Web. 27 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/27/us/politics/
27debate.html?pagewanted=all>.

Gitlin, Todd. “Race for president builds characters.” Los Angeles Times. Web. 28 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/
la-oe-gitlin28-2008sep28,0,270361.story>.

Fineman, Howard. “Bailout ushers in the era of Obama.” MSNBC. Web. 29 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/26933982/ns/politics-
decision_08/t/bailout-ushers-era-obama/#.T7_u5L8YJFU>.

Page, Clarence. “This Nice Guy May Just Finish First.” Real Clear Politics. Web. 30 Sep. 2008.
<http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/10/this_
nice_guy_may_just_finish.html>.

Martineau, Jarrett. “Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel to Perform for Obama.” Culturite. Web. 30 Sep. 2008.
<http://culturite.wordpress.com/2008/09/30/bruce-springsteen-
and-billy-joel-to-perform-for-obama/>.

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