"if Obama was a white man, he would not be in this position. And if he was a woman he would not be in this position. He happens to be very lucky to be who he is. And the country is caught up in the concept," Ferraro said.
Senator Barack Obama is finding success in his Presidential campaign based on appearance and personality, and a great deal of Oprah. Ms. Ferraro appropriately pointed to the concept of Senator Obama's personality was created for him by the media including most notably Oprah Winfrey.
Oprah elected California's Governor with the same use of personality and popularity. Ms. Ferraro simply held a mirror up to Obama supporters so they could see themselves as personality and idol worshipers.
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