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Mitch Perry Report for 7.28.16 — Hillary’s turn

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President Barack Obama certainly set the bar high for Hillary Clinton‘s acceptance speech tonight at the Democratic National Convention, but most fair-minded people will know that going in. Even his harshest critics acknowledge that Barack Obama is one of the finest orators our nation has ever had in the White House, and the grading curve should be different from everyone else. But by this point, it should be obvious about what we’re going to hear tonight — a healthy dose of optimism about this country,…

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Parts of the Democratic bench get their close-up in Philadelphia

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Although it’s not much discussed much (and absolutely not at this week’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia), one reason why Bernie Sanders was so successful this past year in his quixotic bid for president is that he became the only candidate challenging Hillary Clinton that had a message that resonated. But it’s not like there were that many Democrats who even attempted to run against her. That’s because, for the past four years, she’s been the establishment choice in the party, freezing out most…

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