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Saturday, July 19, 2008

Obama channels Reagan

Posted By on Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 3:25 PM

Politico is writing on Obama's continued invocation of Ronald Reagan. He praises his communication skills, but not his policies.

I don't get it, particularly at this  late stage from a candidate who's having to endure a little battering on substance.

Would you rather have 1) a president who communicated well, but ran up enormous deficits, conducted illegal diplomacy and otherwise visited misery on millions or 2) a bumbling speaker who was fiscally responsible, honest, alert and possessed of sound judgment. Obama can combine the best of communication and intellect. Why the Reagan stuff? Except raw pandering, of course.

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