The Obama version of ‘we shall overcome’

Before he did it last week in Philadelphia, no one could have imagined that Barack Obama would sing the blues so powerfully. With the same soul power that bluesman Albert King once described, Obama brought the grits. He revealed an inner music of spirituality, of confrontation, a statement of aching tragic depth and resilient affirmation.

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Published in: on March 27, 2008 at 9:35 pm  Comments (1)  

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  1. Maybe he really did get some spirtual guidance from attending that church for 20 years?


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