Obama's speech on race will carry him to the White House

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    It's the turning point in his campaign. I've never been more moved by a political speech, then I have by Obama's. Please watch or read the speech. White, black, brown, it doesn't matter. Obama talks to all Americans.

    Here's the Daily Show's take on it, which is actually very unbiased:

    http://www.thedailyshow.com/index.jhtml
     
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    I do agree... Initially I thought that hillary's win at all costs strategy(even at the demise of the party) was a bad thing. What it has done however is force Barack to raise the bar for all the presidential candidates. Her strategy has all but assured Baracks assention.
     
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    I wasn't that blown away by it.

    But I was already planning on voting for Obama and this speech certainly didn't do anything to change my mind.
     
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    You've never been more moved by a political speech, than one from a guy who doesn't even have a record to match against his own rhetoric?

    You must be one of those college kids who just recently became involved in politics.

    If Obama had a career record like Hillary or McCain, he'd be considered in no different way than those two. He's damn lucky he's got that "new guy" thing going for him.
     
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    Average speech, I thought it was good. However, it can't be linked to the great ones. I still think Clinton will get the dem nod. Obama is finished though.
     
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    Care to explain the electoral math that will finish Obama?
     
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    Well doesn't seem like the rest of America is buying it.:eusa_wall:
     
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    Based on what exactly? Because you didn't buy it? You aren't exactly representative with your little grudge against Obama.
     
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    Sure, it's the superdelegates ability to usurp the will of the people, just in case the "people make a mistake".
     
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    No, grudge, I just have a brain. Here you go.
    Democrats are especially apt to say their views are unchanged, with 76 percent saying it has made no difference of their view of Obama, 15 percent saying it made their view less favorable and 2 percent saying it made their view more favorable.

    Republicans are the most likely to say their view has been affected: 47 percent say they've become less favorable, and 53 percent said it did not make a different.

    Sixty-one percent of independent voters say they are unaffected, but 36 percent said it made their view less favorable. Two percent of independents said it made them more favorable view.
     

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