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Chief political reporter David Postman explores state, regional and national politics.

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June 4, 2008 7:42 AM

The rough draft of the historic day

Posted by David Postman

Top stories from the Web sites of state papers:

Obama: "This is our moment" The Seattle Times

Historic Night for Obama Seattle P-I

Election pits McCain vs. Obama The Olympian

Obama clinches Democratic nomination The Herald

Bonney Lake says scantily clad baristas break city law The News Tribune

Review: Kenny Chesney charms with rich voice, average-Joe persona The Columbian

UPDATE: It's been suggested that I was too subtle here. Here's my point: On a day when most newspaper websites used the Obama story as the top item on the page this morning, a few had other top stories that were far removed from the big national political news of the day. I was not suggesting that Tacoma and Vancouver are hick towns, or that the editors of those papers don't like Obama, or don't like African-Americans or that The Seattle Times never makes mistakes. Frankly, I don't care if those headlines were automatically generated by some super newspaper computer that decided the scantily clad coffee server story should be the top story. Whatever the reason, a few papers all but buried the Obama story on websites this morning and I thought that was worth pointing out.

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