While Barack Obama was the clear winner and should receive all plaudits for getting out the vote in Iowa the way he did, Edwards' showing, despite b
January 3, 2008

While Barack Obama was the clear winner and should receive all plaudits for getting out the vote in Iowa the way he did, Edwards' showing, despite being outspent six to one, is nothing to sneeze at and at least does signal that Edwards' populist rhetoric isn't as off-putting as the punditocracy would have you believe.

The one thing that's clear from the results in Iowa tonight is that the status quo lost and change won. [..]

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Because what we've seen here in Iowa is we've seen two candidates who thought their money would make them inevitable. But what the Iowa caucus goers have shown is if you're willing to have a little backbone, to have a little courage, to speak for the middle class, to speak for those who have no voice, if you're willing... you're willing to stand up to corporate greed, that message and the American people are unstoppable. No matter how much money is spent, no matter how much ...

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