ABC’s Sam Donaldson: “[Senator Barack Obama is] an
African-American. Is the country ready? Well, I think it is. And he said
he thinks it is. He said he thinks he’ll lose some votes because of
that, and so the question is, what does the word ‘some’ mean?...”
Moderator George Stephanopoulos: “Maybe I’m wrong, maybe I’m
naive, but Sam, I guess I think that anyone who’s not going to vote for
Barack Obama because he is black isn’t going to vote for a Democrat
— Exchange on ABC’s This Week, May 13.