Sunday, June 15, 2008

Barack Obama - Father's Day Speech

One of the great things that separates Obama from other politicians is his willingness to take controversial issues head-on. In his speech on Father's Day, Obama criticizes the absentee father and their impact on families, especially in the African-American community. As with his speech on racism, Obama is both eloquent and blunt; he lays out the issue in simple terms, speaking from experience and without political spin.

Here's a link for the full transcript.
Also a good summary from NY Times.

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