The 2008 Messiah Has Left the Building

At Commentary, Jonathan S. Tobin compares President Obama’s Democratic National Convention speech from last week to those he delivered in 2008 and 2004. “It is perhaps unfair to judge Obama‚Äôs speech by the high standard he set at the last two Democratic conventions,” Tobin writes. “Yet what he produced in Charlotte was not so much a statement of vision as a rerun of some of his less than exciting State of the Union speeches.”

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