Tom Bradley was an African-American candidate in the 1982 race to become governor of the state of
Which brings me to Senator Barack Obama’s lead in virtually all the major national polls in the
Whilst most commentators argue that the Bradley effect has diminished over the years, watching clips of some of the angry rhetoric at Senator John McCain’s campaign rallies, leave no one in any doubt that race is playing a big part in this election season and that it will play a significant role in the voting patterns and the result. Frankly, there are still enough Americans who cannot countenance having a black President in the White House to derail the Obama jaggernaut.
With this in mind, the Obama campaign cannot afford to put too much credence in the polls and assume positive opinion polls open the road to