Obama and Biden in Springfield

Posted by Katherine | August 26, 2008 – 12:25 pm

These two photographs show Obama and Biden onstage at their VP-announcement rally. Race has obviously been in the subtext and the overt conversation about Campaign 08, so what I like about this juxtaposition is the white hand waving at Barack and the black hand giving Joe a victory sign.

The first photo was taken by Raymond Cunningham. He’s from Homer, Illinois, and he likes to “go to strange places and learn about them.”

Obama in Springfield
[Ray Cunningham / Flickr]

This next one is from wife, mother, and designer Katra Knoernschild:

Biden in Springfield
[teenibanini / Flickr]

These people had nice spots near the stage… or nice telephoto lenses.


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