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Obama's Rhetoric

BSmitty Wrote: Jul 19, 2012 3:58 PM
Last time I checked, there are still wide open spaces, clean running rivers and sweet smelling air and free-roaming buffalo. Even 250 years ago, nobody really dared to drink water straight from a stream.
Barack Obama's great rhetorical gifts include the ability to make the absurd sound not only plausible, but inspiring and profound.

His latest verbal triumph was to say on July 13th, "if you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own." As an example, "Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."

Let's stop and think, even though the whole purpose of much political rhetoric is to keep us from thinking, and stir our emotions instead.

Even if we were to assume, just for the sake of argument, that 90 percent...