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Dec 2, 2009 3:01 pm


If Obama's Speech Writers Wanted to Quote Eisenhower.....





Obama's speech writers were apparently unable to find a more meaningful quotation from Eisenhower than the unremarkable: “Each proposal must be weighed in the light of a broader consideration: the need to maintain balance in and among national programs." Of course, had they googled for a few minutes they would have found the above. Then again, given the nature of Obama's speech, they probably made the right choice.

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