What Does Jesse Really Want?

After his New York showing, Jackson can drive a hard bargain

When they write the history of this [primary], the longest chapter will be on Jackson. The man didn 't have two cents. He didn't have one television or radio ad. And look what he did!

—New York Governor Mario Cuomo

What the Rev. Jesse Jackson did in last week's New York Democratic primary was to instill an almost religious fervor for the act of voting—and specifically voting for him—in blacks. Campaigning to the edge of physical exhaustion, orating in as many as five churches a day in...

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