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Barack Obama Victory Speech

Obama's Forgotten Inspiration: Theodore Parker

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

Obama did a much better job of reaching out to young, white evangelicals than Kerry did. It's therefore unsurprising that Obama employs the rhetoric of an earlier evangelical in his speeches.

Barack Obama's S.C. Victory Speech: Mesmerizing, Inspiring, Smart As Hell

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In his speech, Obama expertly wove his own message of hope and change with the messages of his opponents, while decrying those who would stand in opposition to his vision of a greater America. In case you are wondering, that includes Hillary and Bill Clinton.