Bicyclist Bob Stein goes international, downplays Obama's accomplishments vis-a-vis Hillary Clinton

Bicyclist Bob Stein, Houston's (Democratic) expert on everything and every (lazy) local political journalist's go-to man for the obvious quote, has gone international! The bicyclist is featured in today's Ottawa Citizen:

Bob Stein, author and political science professor at Rice University in Houston, agrees that the Clinton campaign was more substantive than Mr. Obama's.

Bicyclist Bob Stein
"She was far more specific on policy," he says. "And my guess now is that she is more interested in her policies than she is in position."

Pushing Mrs. Clinton as Senate majority leader would be controversial and difficult, says Ms. Parry-Giles, who is writing a book about media coverage of the former first lady dating back to her pre-White House days.


Whatever becomes of Mrs. Clinton, she remains very much in the political game, adds Mr. Stein.

"Nobody thought that either a black man or a woman could be a candidate for president," he says, "and what she achieved was breaking a glass ceiling that was even more formidable than the barriers to electing a black man."


Gee, we wonder whom the bicyclist supported in the primaries? Not that he would ever let us know, given the reputation of impartial bicyclist/political observer that he must uphold (for lazy local political journalists, at least). *wink* *nod*

Posted by Kevin Whited @ 11/08/08 07:34 PM | Print |

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