Check out his steep incline in the latest poll from Iowa.
And then there's this!
I guess when everything is humming, singing in Hindi is second nature.
So what lies ahead?
Four words: Iowa and New Hampshire.
Five words: Just one month to go.
If he gets past Hillary in these two states, he will be the next President of the United States.
If the country has a chance to get to know him during the general election, he has already won.
Imagine his serious, graceful, measured style in contrast to the wide-eyed, goofy style of Huckabee, or the arrogant world-weariness of McCain, or the downright oddness of Giuliani, or the vacuous optimism of Romney... In the end, I trust that a majority of voters would overcome whatever hang-ups they might have, and vote for Obama.
What a new day it would be for this country -- and for humanity! A community activist and Constitutional law professor as the leader of the free world. Someone who is dedicated to telling the truth, above all. Someone who knows that right and wrong are terribly important and also terribly difficult propositions.
Someone who is also, by the way, a dad.