Though they saw the writing on the wall by January 2008, and thus disbanded, I have to say I'm so glad that, among the other burials that Barack Obama's election caused, putting a merciful end to the self-important whining by Sam Waterston and the center-holding pining by David Broder for Unity08-style solutions was just one more lovely gravestone floral arrangement that looks and smells sweet today.
Obviated by Obama: Unity08
It wasn't long ago that Unity08 was portrayed as a solution to a problem Obama solved himself.
Published November 10, 2008 8:08PM (EST)
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.MORE FROM Thomas Schaller