I'm just as sick over Rev. Wright as everyone else, but there is one question that I haven't heard discussed. What would the race be like today if the Rev. Wright controversy blew up right before or after the Iowa cacuses?
It is clear that Rev. Wright has done damage to Obama, hurting him most pronouncedly among white voters. I just don't see how Obama could have done as well had Rev. Wright been on the Television all the time like he is now. In essence, we really dodged a bullet. I think if Rev. Wright had come out in January, he would have suffered on super tuesday and not performed as well in places like Virginia & Wisconsin.
Anyway, this a short diary but consider it an open forum about what would have happend if the Rev. Wright controversy blew up in January. In some ways, we are very lucky it didn't hit until as late as it did into the primary season.