The Scripted Candidate?

Matt Lewis
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Posted: Mar 21, 2008 2:19 PM
Think the Barack Obama campaign is spontaneous and unscripted?  Think again:.

The Obama campaign distributed the Bill Richardson endorsement remarks, and Marc Ambinder happened to notice this little piece of "state direction":

... Barack and I share a deep sense of our nation’s special responsibilities in the world.

[Turn toward Obama and smile]

... Lesson learned:  Hope doesn't just happen.