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Evaluation: Barack Obama’s Acceptance Speech

Now, it’s President Obama’s turn. As with Governor Romney’s acceptance speech, I’m not going to talk about the political issues or do any fact-checking. I’m just looking at how effectively President Obama gave his speech. The challenge incumbents face in a reelection is that they start off on defense. They must convince voters to keep …

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Rating the campaign speeches

As both a speaker and an American voter, I was keenly interested in what the presidential and vice presidential candidates had to say at their conventions over the past two weeks. American political conventions have turned into extended informercials for their political parties. The party candidates have long been selected in the primaries, and the …

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