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Denver dispatches – Erik Tarloff – Tuesday 26th August

By Erik Tarloff  

Hillary speaks tonight, Bill tomorrow.  There’s a fair amount of grumbling among Obama’s supporters about this arrangement, viewed as an ill-advised capitulation to an excessive Clinton demand (shamelessness has long been part of their modus operandi, and why not?  It has served them very well over the years).  What’s the point of giving them two nights rather than one? some worried Democrats are demanding.  Why create a patina of party unity, inspired by the noble old figure of Ted Kennedy, and then build up Obama’s personal bona fides courtesy of his elegant wife, all on the first night, and then step all over the…

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