Sunday, July 5, 2015

Charleston Eulogy: Obama's most successful performance

President Obama's eulogy for murdered Pastor Clementha Pinckney has been lauded by former presidential speech writer James Fallows as Obama's "most fully successful performance as an orator".  The rhetorical element that lifted the speech was the theme of "grace".  And that set up perfectly for his conclusion - singing Amazing Grace. - gwc

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