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Point on Last Night

A friend writes:   This is a 57 states moment.   Here is the transcript:   Obama:  “…we’ holding assets long enough that eventually taxpayers get it back and that happened during the Great Depression when Roosevelt purchased a whole bunch of homes,”   Obama is talking about the present bailout that will return a profit – only problem is that FDR never did such a thing.     Gaffe city? Jonah? Amity?

Historian Richard Brookhiser is a senior editor of National Review and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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