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Obama’s Speech

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This seemed very strong to me. At times Obama’s had difficulty combining a sufficient degree of partisan outrage against George W. Bush with an articulation of the idea that merely returning to the pre-Bush status quo isn’t good enough. At the Jefferson-Jackson dinner, he threaded the needle pretty nicely:

What’s more, “if we are really serious about winning this election, we cannot be afraid of losing” is a nice sentiment.