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The Beltwayification of Obama Is Nearly Complete

Great news for every orange-hatted former Deaniac who put his faith in Obama, for every earnest hipster who donated money and time, for every aspiring community activist who knocked on doors and downloaded the will.i.am “Yes, We Can” song, and every diehard, passionate liberal who put out all that effort to elect Barack Obama in 2008:

With the tax deal, he’s now getting rave reviews from the Washington Post’s David Broder.

After running against Washington, and complaining about the way the government does business throughout his career, Barack Obama is finally getting the nod of approval from dean of the Washington press corps — the man who inspired the netroots term “High Broderism.”

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