Romney Could Be a Postracial President

That's if he follows the lead of Obama -- who's been a leader of all and not just those most like himself.

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Obama is the first black president, but a President Romney would be another kind of first -- the first white president to come after the first black president. Everything he'd do would be judged by whether or not he met President Obama's standard. And if Romney wins, he'll have a chance to show that he wants to be everyone's president. We'll soon know if he gets that chance.

Then we'll find out what he does with it.

David Swerdlick is a contributing editor to The Root and blogs for the New York Daily News' "The Rumble." Follow him on Twitter.

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