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Obama's not-so-centrist Hampton speech

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To hear Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen tell it, President Obama is "a man of the center -- or maybe a wee to the left of it." And that 2007 speech Obama gave at Hampton University, the one in which he tried to channel his inner Malcolm X? Why, that "might have sounded innocuous to the average [white person's] ear." I wish I were as confident of discerning what does or does not sound...

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