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Certainly Obama doesn't look white, and, for better and for worse (as we saw in the campaign), he's not treated as white.

But in other matters for much of his life, he was. He is the son of a man from the Kenyan political elite and a woman from US patrician circles -- and was raised by the latter and her parents after the divorce. So, I think Obama is an example of the mix both in descent and culture.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Sun Nov 9th, 2008 at 04:35:02 AM EST
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