After the disappointment of the New Hampshire result, there's some comfort in the news that Nevada's Culinary Workers Union has endorsed Obama. This is a key endorsement: the union has a membership of 60,000 in a state where there are fewer than 500,000 registered Democrats. It's probably more significant than today's news that John Kerry is also backing Obama.
The endorsement speech by union leader D. Taylor is confirmation that Barack, besides being a first-class orator himself, can also inspire vision and eloquence in others, and at the same time puts paid to the post-New Hampshire myth that only Hillary speaks for blue-collar voters. Watch it here (via):