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Saturday, July 19, 2008

Obama: New-style politics

Posted By on Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 6:48 AM

Brummett argues that Barack Obama really is a new kind of leader, not just a politician seeking the broadest possible acceptance.

Evidence: He's for charter schools and teacher merit pay. He's for shipping public money to churches for social programs. He's for fewer abortions through encouragement of adoption and family planning. Bite tongue.


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