Monthly Archive: July 2009

Jul 26 2009

Between Barack and a Hard Place

Fate is a fickle temptress. Thirteen months ago – on June 22, 2008 – candidate Obama gave one of the most rousing speeches of his campaign at St. Paul, Minnesota. For political archeologists, the St. Paul speech is, in retrospect, a microcosm of what America saw in Obama, and what helped propel him to the …

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