January 27th, 2008
09:43 AM ET
10 years ago

What does it mean?

The Best Political Team breaks down Obama's big win in South Carolina. (Photo Credit: AP)

soundoff (323 Responses)
  1. jp/michigan

    Obama cries foul. Used the poor me ,picked upon by the Clintons, sympathy card to get the African American 76% and 24% white vote ( how many were under 30) to vote for him. I wish he would start talking about his voting record (which is sad) and of his so call experiences (which he has none off) also of his platform (which is taken from the playbook of other candidates.) Don't worry , if he gets the nomination , John McCain will surely bring them up.

    January 27, 2008 01:03 pm at 1:03 pm |
  2. Jeff, North Dakota

    It means that there will not be a Republican occupying the Oval Office starting Jan. 20, 2009.

    January 27, 2008 01:04 pm at 1:04 pm |
  3. Sal

    What ever happened in being fair and balanced?

    January 27, 2008 01:07 pm at 1:07 pm |
  4. Sérgio, Porto, Portugal

    What have they lied about?

    January 27, 2008 01:08 pm at 1:08 pm |
  5. Patty

    I guess when you play the race card in a "subtle" way it doesn't get called race politics! But if this isn't, what is?!!!!!! Let him prove his might on Feb 5th. This is hardly anything!

    January 27, 2008 01:08 pm at 1:08 pm |
  6. Evin

    Okay, I'll call the media.

    "Hey media, you know that thing you've been doing for the last seventy years or so? The whole thing with the talking and the scrutiny and the fact-sharing. Yeah, could you just hold off? We have someone who really wants the Clintons to squeak through."

    January 27, 2008 01:09 pm at 1:09 pm |
  7. RichmondVAgal

    I, too, believe the media is biased. Their portrayal at times is outrageous, but as you stated the country is able to see through this. Their perceptions do not in anyway make something reality and I am personally ready to hear some factual information. They are only prolonging the inevitable, because ultimately Senator Clinton will win the nomination.

    Hillary Clinton '08

    January 27, 2008 01:10 pm at 1:10 pm |
  8. Me Me

    Some America ns appears to be sick of the Clintons. She can not win without his pants/suits.

    January 27, 2008 01:11 pm at 1:11 pm |
  9. CJ

    the media?? You're blaming the media for Clinton's issues?

    I find it refreshing that voters rejected the Clinton's negative attacks and slash-and-burn brand of politics. South Carolina rejected the politics of fear and cynicism in favor of hope.

    Obama 2008!

    January 27, 2008 01:11 pm at 1:11 pm |
  10. Jim in Orlando, FL

    No, America is not "sick of this". America is glad that Democrats are finally standing up to the Clinton machine and saying that "the Queen has no clothes". What America cannot understand is why you let this dishonest politician get a free ride for so long !

    January 27, 2008 01:13 pm at 1:13 pm |
  11. John

    Simply that the underhand tactics of the Clinton campaign pushed a small win for Obama into a gigantic win, and the belittling of the win will only increase it's significance

    January 27, 2008 01:14 pm at 1:14 pm |
  12. ms where

    America is not sick of Obama. He is a breath of fresh air, and the best hope our country has of returning to its former greatness.

    America is sick of the Clinton Circus and all the rest of the "Washington as usual" politics they represent.

    We are overdue for the change his presidency promises.

    January 27, 2008 01:15 pm at 1:15 pm |
  13. Jr., California

    I heard that Colin Powell is endorsing Obama.

    January 27, 2008 01:15 pm at 1:15 pm |
  14. Ellie

    You're not a Clinton campaign staffer are you?

    January 27, 2008 01:16 pm at 1:16 pm |
  15. A Whhite, Female Voter for Obama

    Today Obama received endorsements from The Seattle Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Arizona Republic and the Chicago Tribune and now the possible endorsement of Ted Kennedy.

    What this means is that Barack Obama, no matter how the media and the Clintonians want to spin race, that he is now seen as a legitimate candidate from coast to coast and by people both inside and outside the Washington elite.

    Why is there no post proclaiming Edwards playing the race card because he took his largest support from white males...because we are all voters...that's the Obama message.

    January 27, 2008 01:17 pm at 1:17 pm |
  16. joe

    Who are you? What lies are the media conjuring up? The underhanded, below
    the belt comments by the Clintons are there for all to see. Take your blinders off.
    In the past I have always supported Bill Clinton. I have never supported Hillary
    because of her stance on Iraq and I have now lost respect for both of them.

    January 27, 2008 01:19 pm at 1:19 pm |
  17. Sean, Detroit, MI

    uh, like what lies and ridiculous statements? be specific.

    also, how do you call the "Media"?

    January 27, 2008 01:20 pm at 1:20 pm |
  18. Sean, Detroit, MI

    I think Bill and Hillary have been saying their own ridiculous statements and digging themselves a hole in this election with their lies and negativity. The "Media" is not at fault for their failures. What a cop out.

    January 27, 2008 01:22 pm at 1:22 pm |
  19. dee

    i'd say America is sick of the Clintins!

    January 27, 2008 01:23 pm at 1:23 pm |
  20. Nikole

    What lies?

    January 27, 2008 01:24 pm at 1:24 pm |
  21. TrueDemocrat

    Which lies exactly? The MLK statement? The Jesse Jackson comment? Please enlighten us.

    January 27, 2008 01:24 pm at 1:24 pm |
  22. Ward

    America is sick of the Clintons.

    As Donovan once said

    "There's just as many geese, flying down south
    As there are lies, just pouring out of their mouths.
    Hey. Hey. Hey. Why do they treat us like they do?"

    Go Obama,, go.

    January 27, 2008 01:29 pm at 1:29 pm |
  23. AllegedRightWingConspiracy

    America's couple. And the Clintons thought they were going to be the "ones"....NOT.

    Congratulations Obamas! American is anxious for you to be in in the White House.

    January 27, 2008 01:29 pm at 1:29 pm |
  24. anon R in ca

    dear "call the media" :


    I sure some of hrc's supporters can do more than whine every time they lose. it's amazing to me how not only the clintons, but so much of their support base as well, can display this level of entitlement.

    anything at ALL supporting your claims?

    i may cross party lines and vote obama, or even edwards, in nov. but if hillary is on the ballot, you will see R's (and probably D's too) coming out in droves to vote AGAINST her no matter WHO the R nominee is. she is the LAST thing this country needs.

    January 27, 2008 01:32 pm at 1:32 pm |
  25. Aj

    the media is not lying. the Clintons have distorted the TRUTH about Obama.

    January 27, 2008 01:35 pm at 1:35 pm |
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