The race for the Democratic presidential nomination will be about race. The essential Clinton argument will be that Obama cannot win because he is black. The attack will be cloaked in seemingly innocuous rhetoric and code words will abound, but the fact will remain that the Clintons will be telling Democrats: Don’t take a chance on an African American nominee.
We need to dissect and deconstruct all the Clinton words to determine whether there is a racial implication beneath them. Often it will be there.