Ed Driscoll

Has The Obama Moment Passed?

At the update of a lengthy post (with some thoughts on Bill Richardson’s entry into the presidential arena, despite some possible early career baggage), Jim Geraghty posts some thoughts from John Podhoretz:

“The simple phrase Hillary used to announce her presidential bid yesterday – “I’m in, and I’m in to win” – is the best political sound bite in years… In any case, the Obama Moment has passed. This is not to deny Obama’s formidable challenge to Hillary or the profound seriousness of his candidacy. But he’s a little like the winner of “American Idol” going up against a rock superstar who has spent decades in the spotlight.”

The recent renaming of Geraghty