Sunday, November 9, 2008

CBS anchor Katie Couric declares Election Win for Obama, Nov. 4, 2008...

An excellent vignette from CBS election night reporting; the moment at 11 pm Eastern time, when the polls closed at 8 pm Pacific time, when CBS news and other networks were able to call ("project") an ELECTION VICTORY for the Obama campaign, based on Obama winning Pennsylvania and Ohio hours earlier, and clearly dominating in the California, Washington, Oregon, and Hawaii voting to that hour.
As Bob Scheiffer explains, within his own lifetime he had attended all segregated schools, and by the time he graduated from high school, he had never been at school with a Black student!

Keith Olbermann, who did so much to FOCUS America's media attention on the absurdities, hypocrisies, and race-baiting of the McCain campaign, Olbermann's voice cracks with emotion as he calls the Election Victory for Obama: