President Barack Obama is going to campaign for Martha Coakley in Massachusetts this Sunday [President Obama to Stump for Coakley
, Boston Globe
, January 15, 2010].
This raises the obvious question:Â Will Barack Obama and the Democrats turn Martin Luther King Day into a Martha Coakley Campaign Rally?
This will be a stretch because Coakley, despite being a left-wing career prosecutor
, has never been much of a race-baiter. YouÂ rarely hear her bragging about prosecuting hate crimes
and such.Â And it`s a bit late to inject race into the campaign.
But I wouldnâ€™t put it past them...