It appears we will be lucky enough to watch history unfold in the United State of America. It looks more likely that a Democrat will win the race to the White House. Should that become probable, we will have the first woman or first African-American President of the US.
It is stunning, however, the manner Senator Barrack Obama has taken the Democratic race by storm. 10 wins in a row—since Super Tuesday—and still counting. He looks unstoppable now. He has ruggedly broken the aura of invincibility around Hillary Clinton, and provided tough answers to the question of electability.
I am not sure if the word ‘destiny’ makes any sense in politics, but that is how I describe Obama’s surge. As the days unfold he becomes increasingly popular, while his opponent, Hillary crashes to the pit of unpopular media analyses, scrutiny, and inevitable corpus of unpopularity. Obama’s movement is growing at a pace faster than a tsunami, and powerful than a whirlwind.
It appears, for the first time, in many decades, the expectations, among voters, are reaching boiling point—call it a crescendo. They need a change, a refrain that has been heightened by Obama’s campaign. Obama talks about hope, but Senator McCain and the Clintons believe that that hope is false. However, Obama believes that “there is nothing false about hope.” The man knows how to say the right thing at the right time.
The greatest challenge Obama faces, however, is how to meet these expectations of the American people, whom he is courting and winning by the minute with his message. Should he finally win the nomination, and, then, the general elections, to become President, will he be able to change the politics in the White House? Can he truly change America? Can he unite Americans?
Some say what Obama is doing is populism, and we all know what that (populism) can do.