Sen. Barack Obama speaks Monday at the Martin Luther King Jr. scholarship award breakfast in Chicago, Illinois.
Well, we knew it was coming. I can’t help but feel a bit of joy personally. It’s not that I 100% support Obama at this point, however its the positive energy and hope that surrounds him, that just makes me feel good about America again.
Im not saying Obama is some kind of savior or even the great black hope, but in all truth, its been a while since Americans have been able to hope and dream for a better American future. Obama represents all that is and could be right with America. It just feels good to actually feel good about politics again. He seems the most genuine next to Edwards, and I seriously believe the two should join together, or maybe Obama and Clinton.
Will Obama be President? Im not sure, but it would definitely be a good step in the right direction for America on many fronts, the biggest to me is racial reconciliation. I wonder if we can transcend race. Right now, the nay-sayers are hawking about experience, well how much did President Bush have? Look where that got us! Obama has more or equal legislative experience.
Either way, if his popularity stays this way into next year….I think we may have our first black President or Vice, if the latter I hope it’s at least a woman, and you know who Im talking about!