All the media are devoting a lot of reporting and analysis, time and
energy, to the latest controversy connected to Sen. Barack Obama.

Then along comes this little note from my friend Linda, with her perceptive comment.

Does anyone else see a trend developing?  A lot of
Barack’s friends are apologizing — apologizing for just being
themselves rather than who they want people to think they are.

The perception thing is the real point here.

Sheila Liaugminas

Sheila Liaugminas is an Emmy award-winning Chicago-based journalist in print and broadcast media. Her writing and broadcasting covers matters of faith, culture, politics and the media....