Tuesday, February 26, 2008
CLEVELAND -- In issuing his endorsement of Barack Obama here this morning, Chris Dodd made abundantly clear -- in the most decorous and senatorial of terms, to be sure -- that he believes it is getting near time for the Democrats to call it a race.
"This is a moment of unity in our country, a time when we need to come together as the Democratic Party and get behind a candidacy that expresses the hopes, aspirations and ambitions of million and millions of Americans," he said, standing beside Obama in a hotel function room. Dodd added: "I don't want a campaign that's only divisive. But there is a danger of it becoming that, not because the candidates want it to, but too often the advisers and consultants others are seeking that divisiveness....It is devastating in the longer term."...(Click here for remainder of article).