Respect for Big Mama: Obama, "Toot" & America's Family

Today, I sat down to blog about the recent New York Times endorsement of Sen. Barack Obama. What I ended up with was a treatise on the meaning of family responsibility in this year's election. Perhaps I'm still a bit naive, but I've long held the assumption that family - that most sacred system of primary bonds - was the one thing that Americans could all get behind. ...more