Ambushed By HistoryWashington Post | EJ's take on McCain contrasts with Michael Gerson's interesting piece yesterday, which argued that not everyone who loses is a loser.
The Final Debate: Where Obama Came Up ShortWashington Post | On the PostPartisan blog, meanwhile, Colbert King sees a racial dimension to McCain's attitude in the debate, and King isn't satisifed with Obama's response.
Working for the Working- Class VoteNew York Times Magazine | A different take on Obama and race appears in the upcoming NYT Sunday magazine. Matt Bai looks at how the campaign has affected Obama's hopes to unite red and blue America.
My Friend Bill AyersWall Street Journal | I don't believe it's relevant to judging Barack Obama, but since Bill Ayers was a star of sorts of last night's debate -- just behind Joe the Plumber -- here's Thomas Frank's take on Ayers in the Wall Street Journal. And here's a glimpse into Bill Ayers's current political thinking, from Ayers himself.