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    smileycreek, annieli

    From page 37:

    encouragement of Obama was unequivocal. He was wowed by Obama's oratorical gifts and believed that the country was ready to embrace a black presidential candidate, especially one such as Obama -- a "light-skinned" African American "with no Negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one," as he said privately.  Reid was convinced, in fact, that Obama's race would help him more than hurt him in a bid for the Democratic nomination.

    Here we are now Entertain us I feel stupid and contagious

    by Scarce on Sat Jan 09, 2010 at 11:57:19 AM PST

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