No crush by Obama

In a Salon conversation today, I ask Ben Ginsberg, Mark Murray and Tom Edsall why Obama is running behind national Democratic expectations.

Published August 11, 2008 4:25PM (EDT)

If you're on Salon's site today, you probably already saw the conversation I recently hosted with Tom Edsall, Ben Ginsberg and Mark Murray to discuss the question of why Barack Obama finds himself in such a tight race with John McCain in what was supposed to be a Democratic blowout cycle. But just in case you go straight to the War Room every morning and missed it, you might want to check it out using the above link.

By Thomas Schaller

Thomas F. Schaller is professor of political science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the author of "Whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win Without the South." Follow him @schaller67.

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