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Richard Cohen: President's speeches losing their impact

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Like a pitcher who has lost his fastball, Barack Obama has lost "the speech." The speech has always been central to the president and his presidency. He established his credentials with the one he delivered to the 2004 Democratic National Convention while still a senator. He followed that with many others -- Berlin, Cairo, Philadelphia on race, etc. -- each one greeted with bobby-soxer delirium, which Obama fully expected. In 2004, just before he spoke ...

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