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To be honest, I was very worried by the 2004 Democratic convention, and I couldn't understand what all the hoopla about Obama was about after hearing his speech. I think that indicates he basically has an emotional appeal that works mostly, if not exclusively, on Americans.

Can the last politician to go out the revolving door please turn the lights off?
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Jun 28th, 2007 at 02:41:49 AM EST
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That convention reminded me more of a Rock concert than a political even, at least compared what we have here in Switzerland. And despite the nice words from Obama I was wondering why the people were screaming and swooning like groupies. Maybe people here are just not as easily starstruck - I don't know!
by Fran on Thu Jun 28th, 2007 at 08:22:46 AM EST
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