Conservatives on Tuesday used a speech President Barack Obama delivered as a candidate in 2007 to accuse him of using racially charged rhetoric.
-The introductory paragraph of an Associated Press report by Stephen Peoples in today's digital edition of the Miami Herald.
Other than that, Mr. Peoples implies, the video is simply not newsworthy.
There was absolutely nothing objectionable in Obama’s speech. (I watched the whole thing on the Daily Caller Web site, but I won’t link to it.) It made me proud to have a president who could speak with that complexity.
-from "Right-Wing Racial Panic: Hannity and Carlson hype a 2007 Obama video and prove they're having an ethnic nervous breakdown" by Joan Walsh in Salon.
I'm so proud.
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