Air from the Obama Bubble?

Time Magazine came away somewhat underwhlemed in a cover story on Barack Obama.

Essayist Shelby Steele tells Joe Klein:

“White people are just thrilled when a prominent black person comes along and doesn’t rub their noses in racial guilt. White people just go crazy over people like that.”

Klein adds this observation:

“With the exception of a bipartisan effort with ultra-conservative Senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma to publish every government contract–a matter of some embarrassment to their pork-loving colleagues–his record has been predictably liberal.”

– Azi Paybarah