The race for the US Democratic presidential nomination is being followed in Germany with an amazing degree of attention. In the lull before the decisive March 4 primaries, German commentators are mulling over the odds.
Rounds one and two in the great Obama-Clinton fight are over now, and Obama is in the lead. Round One (Super Tuesday) was scored a draw. This week's Round Two (with primaries in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C.) was a win for Obama. What's more, on the scorecard for delegates, Obama appears to have pulled ahead, too, with 1,223 to Clinton's 1,198. … SPIEGEL INTERNATIONAL