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Obama Debate Flashback: Obama Flubs Keyes Rebuttal (VIDEO)

11/03/2008 05:44 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In this cringe-worthy moment from a debate in the 2004 Illinois senatorial race, Barack Obama allowed his opponent --conservative personality Alan Keyes-- to get away with a statement positing a direct connection between homosexual adoption and incest. Obama obviously went on to win the election but watching it makes one hope he's improved his debating style since then.

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