Obama: Black, white, spotted?
And so we copy editors thought this whole presidential politics and international relations and what to call what was complicated enough already ...
Read this from the Miami Herald's James Burnett:
Oh yeah. Let the fun begin.
It is short-sighted and disingenuous for my elevated peers to keep referring to Obama as black or African American. He is biracial.
And while his skin color...and Clinton's gender, and McCain's age shouldn't matter in terms of their qualifications, how we address those characteristics should matter to you.