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11:57 AM, Dec 4, 2013 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
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The headline over a Brian Resnick item at National Journal reads:

Obama: 'We've Learned Not to Make Wild Promises’

Well, one thinks, that covers a lot of territory.  And who is to say that it isn’t a kind of wild promise, itself?  Still, there is hope.  Maybe this means a reduction (even a big one) in the number of those speeches that start late and feature a bunch of strangers standing dutifully behind the President, watching his back.

That would be a win.

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