Sunday, January 13, 2008

The Body Politic Weeps a Bit

Let's look at the tears before they harden like resin into cliché. (Peggy Noonan in The WSJ).

And ...

He [Barack Obama] plays down emotionalism in terms of his visage (not his words), keeps his guard up, wears dignity like a cloak.

And ...

When he [Obama] appeared with Oprah in Des Moines, she vibrated at the podium like a puppy.

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