Nearing the Finish Line

I was delighted to see Barack Obama's face on TIME's cover [May 19]. However, considering the American people's support of George W. Bush in the past two elections, and over the past seven years, aren't there enough reasons not to be so "pretty sure this time"? I am afraid that fear can still be a strong political weapon.
Adelaide Rodrigues, LISBON

Memo to Joe Klein: with several states yet to vote in primaries, putting Obama's picture on the cover with the headline "And the Winner* Is ..." is just irresponsible reporting.
A. Corona, CARMEL, CALIF., U.S....

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