Impatient? Who, Us?

Among the Wake Us When It’s Over, Are We Theeere Yet? headlines* today:

“Clinton v. Obama: When Will The Race Be Over?” — NBC’s Today Show this morning

“Here We Go Again!” — (New York) Daily News

“It’s Not Over Yet” —(Knoxville, TN) News Sentinel

“Clinton’s Victory Draws Out Battle” — Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune

Headlines out of Indiana had a distinct air of patience about them:

“It’s Our Turn”— Indianapolis Star

“No Surrender” —Kokomo Tribune

And from Iowa? An irritated-seeming:

“Clinton Not Done Yet” — The (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) Gazette

Oh c’mon, Iowa. Indiana and the rest of us sat politely through your 15+ Minutes of Fame.

*If you want to check ‘em out, all of the above headlines (minus Today Show) can be found at the Newseum’s “Front Page” section today, if not always on the paper’s Web site

Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.