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Barack Obama Rhetoric

Obama's Rhetorical Inspirations: Presidents, Poets, and Hobbits

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

Here are the ten sources behind the most memorable lines of Obama's address.

Bereft in Berlin

Marc Kusnetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marc Kusnetz

Each time Obama steps on a new stage, the press criticizes his rhetoric as high-falutin' but devoid of content. Do they think Berlin was the perfect time to announce a new initiative for the earned income tax credit?

Echoing Hillary in Blasting Barack

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Felsenthal

Is the McCain campaign borrowing from Hillary Clinton? Consider the similarity between her remark from last March and a McCain spokesman's response to Obama's speech in Berlin.