Stories South Asia from May, 2008
A Punjabi Vice President?
On the South Asian group blog, Sepia Mutiny, blogger and Duke University professor, Amardeep Singh, wonders whether Republican presidential candidate John McCain might seriously be considering Indian-American Louisiana governor, Bobby Jindal as his running mate. “I know itâ€™s crazy, but maybe it isnâ€™t as crazy as it sounds,” wrote the...
Global: Edwards Endorses Obama
In a move toward solidarity for the Democratic party, John Edwards endorsed Barack Obama on Wednesday. The endorsement came just a day after Hillary Clinton won 2-1 in the West Virginia primary. From India, Pickled Politics puts it concisely: Itâ€™s been a long time coming but John Edwards has finally...
Global: Obama Closes the Deal?
They call it a â€œbig step.â€ Thatâ€™s what Barack Obama took Tuesday when he won the North Carolina Democratic Primary hands down and was narrowly defeated in Indiana by Senator Hillary Clinton. John Liebhardt brings us the reactions of bloggers around the world commenting early on the two primaries, who say that the show for the Democratic race is nearly over.