November 5, 2008 — A DREAM FULFILLED: For Many, Election Overcomes History of Racism, by Chicago Tribune

"Rosa Parks sat down. Martin Luther King Jr. marched. Barack Obama ran. And on Tuesday night, Obama's marathon reached an unprecedented place in American history. Poll returns built to an insurmountable lead for the African-American candidate, one whose face and words have come to define not just an election but a time in history."

May 6, 2016 — The ethnic card: Donald Trump’s mouth, Pat Buchanan’s ideas, by Clarence Page

"Opposition to immigrants is a long-held American tradition, especially during uncertain economic times. Buchanan's anti-immigrant pitch lost its strength in the 1990s, largely because the economy made a roaring comeback. Nowadays, the reality of 50 years of globalism, structural economic change and growing income inequality has given new fuel to xenophobia."