"What I hope to model is a way of interacting with people who aren't like you and don't agree with you that changes the temper of our politics," he said. "And then part of that changes how we think about moving forward on race relations. Race relations becomes a subset of a larger problem in our society, which is we have a diverse, complicated society where people have a lot of different viewpoints."
President-Elect Sees His Race as An Opportunity
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, January 19, 2009; Page A01