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  •  Not everyone is "inspired"--Axelrod doesn't play (1+ / 0-)
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    with everyone. Maybe if Patrick hadn't already read the script.

    Obama originally objected to the "Yes, we can" mantra as being too shallow. When I tuned in after having been prepared for a masterful politician, I had to laugh. Who'd fall for that drivel? But one never goes broke underestimating the American public. He delivers his speeches much better than Bu$h, but they depend on having a belief in Obama's as a charismatic leader, which I don't get. It's hard to believe he is actually 47-years-old. Today I heard him channeling Hillary about health care (I want each of you to have the same plan that I have in Congress). It was a small group in PA. of mostly white people. He comes across different with black audiences.

    If he is the nominee, I hope that he can take on McCain.

    •  Well here in MS at Jackson State the (2+ / 0-)
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      crowd was not just black and in fact the white turnout was huge as well. He did not taylor his speech here any different than he has in every one I have watched and i have watched the video of almost if not every one he has made.

      Peace
      :)

      I am beginning to feel like a man with no country. That country died when we failed to stand up for what is right.

      by eaglecries on Tue Mar 11, 2008 at 11:27:25 PM PDT

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      •  A mixed audience wouldn't be tailored to any (0+ / 0-)

        group. Neither would the mass rallies.

        When he was in South Carolina speaking to blacks, he certainly had a different voice and message.

        When I watched him yesterday in Pennsylvania in front of a white audience, he was just Barry.

    •  The blind cannot see (0+ / 0-)

      Hmm, what koolaid have you been chugging that makes you think Hillary Clinton invented "I want each of you to have the same plan that I have in Congress"?  

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