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Not his finest speech

There is no speech that Barack Obama could give where I would agree with the content. But this one is a painful agglomeration of liberal cliches and ringing, if tired quotes. Of all nights, the one where he wrapped up the nomination is one where the A team speechwriters should have honed original phrases and put them in thematic order.

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