In Memoriam: The Old Obama, Who Wanted to Bring People Together

The 2004 version of Barack Obama, who captured the nation with a dazzling speech about unity and went on to win the presidency on a message of hope, died on Monday. He was 8 years old. The cause of death appeared to be a bitter realization that he needed to win reelection in an increasingly partisan political environment, a cancer that he had been battling for months if not years. Obama's illness got the best of him late Monday, as he announced that his campaign for four more years in the...Full Story
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