Thursday, January 10, 2008

Kerry Endorses Obama

John Kerry will be endorsing Barack Obama today. There will be a news conference in South Carolina today.

Wouldn't Kerry's endorsement been more helpful to Obama if it came before New Hampshire, rather than after? Kerry is from nearby Massachusetts, won New Hampshire in 2004, and lost South Carolina.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

I like Kerry and worked my precinct hard for him. He would have been a good president, and I still think he won Ohio.

That said, you are absolutely right that this endorsement should have happened before NH. The Obama campaign got too cocky and thought they had that one in the bag.

If anything, Kerry's endorsement should remind us all that our party is NOT well-served by rushing to anoint a candidate. I hope the nomination is not settled soon.

We need our candidate to be battle-tested, especially if it turns out to be Obama. He hasn't faced tough scrutiny from the media yet.

desmoinesdem

Grant Wood said...

The Hype was getting too much. So what happens if Obama won big in New Hampshire? Donations drop, staffers become apathetic. I'm not saying he didn't want to win, but this is a long march, Obama won the % that he invested in New Hampshire. Move on & make that investment down the road.

The Real Sporer said...

Ya'll libs need to come over to The Real Sporer and play some live debating with us during the GOP debate.