Oxford for Obama

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Oxford for Obama


Byline: John McCaslin, THE WASHINGTON TIMES

Oxford for Obama

Americans abroad are partying in support of Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois.

This evening, in far off Milan, Italy, we're told, backers of the Democratic presidential candidate will each pay a 40 euros cover at Time Restaurant to hear "What an Obama Presidency Would Mean for America and the World."

"The Obama for President Committee of Milan" is sponsoring the event, which is sold out in advance because of maximum occupancy at the restaurant.

According to the invitation, professor Gianfranco Pasquino of the Bologna Center of Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies will be on hand to spell out the "differences" between Mr. Obama and fellow candidate Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. Also, Jennifer Clark will explain how Americans abroad can participate in the primaries by voting online for their candidate of choice.

Meanwhile, our American readers in England will be interested to learn about an "Oxford for Obama Cocktail Evening" tomorrow, to be held in a basement apartment. The cost is $20, at least for Mr. Obama's supporters, given this note on the invitation: "Hillary supporters: Please donate $40 and leave your buttons at home."

Believe it

Think you've been seeing a lot of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton lately?

You're not alone.

Sure, the New York Democrat and former first lady is seeking her party's nomination for president, which will get anybody of her stature ink and airtime. But Rep. Lamar Smith, Texas Republican, says one study "has reaffirmed what many of us have long observed: media coverage of Democratic presidential candidates has been far more abundant and favorable than coverage of Republican presidential candidates."

If you didn't see the study by Harvard University and the Project for Excellence in Journalism, it finds that 49 percent of all stories so far this campaign season center around Democratic candidates, while just 31 percent involve Republican candidates. …

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