Boston Globe Washington Bureau
chief and political analyst Peter Canellos writes:
No candidate in recent memory has embodied the deepest hopes of so many Democrats. Yet it's hard for some to watch the Illinois senator without also thinking of their fears - the fear, frankly, that Obama is too vulnerable to Republican attacks to be a safe choice for his party's nomination.
By all means, Peter! Stick with a well-liked candidate whose record could not possibly become grist for Republican attacks – like Hillary Clinton.
Do otherwise sane Democrats simply lose their powers of reason on a 4 year cycle?