Commentary Magazine


Take It from Jimmy

Jimmy Carter tells The Guardian today:

If you take that 50% who just don’t want to vote for Clinton and add it to whatever element there might be who don’t think Obama is white enough or old enough or experienced enough or because he’s got a middle name that sounds Arab, you could have the worst of both worlds.

Maybe. But if he’s looking for advice on what causes candidates to lose presidential elections, Barack Obama couldn’t find a more learned expert than James Earl Carter.