After the passionate personal testimonial from his wife and the extended master class presented by his Democratic predecessor earlier this week, Barack Obama gave a much more orthodox and workmanlike political address on Thursday night. Carefully crafted to rally his Democratic base while also appealing to independent voters, it was the speech of a front-runner who thinks he can win if the current dynamic is maintained, and he may well be right…
John Cassidy on Obama’s “safe” speech at the D.N.C.: http://nyr.kr/OrSl6o
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