It is impossible to look at Sen. Obama’s eyes during his concession speech and not see the crushing pain of his defeat. He believed he was on his way to crushing Sen. Clinton – to rolling to the Democratic nomination… to leading a movement.
Not so fast.
But that is good. Tonight is good for him because he won’t have ascended to impossible political heights only to see it all crumble in the summer and fall.
Is he the next RFK? He now has the chance to prove it. RFK suffered election defeats that tried him and elevated his campaign. We’ll see if they do the same for BHO.