Smooth, Barack. Very Smooth.Comments
Well, that did the job — indeed, I think it easily tops the 2004 convention speech that ended up propelling him to the White House. In addition to the obvious I greatly appreciated the subtweeting of Rahm Emmanuel.
Driven by those fears, the president plans to campaign aggressively for Mrs. Clinton this fall. Aides have largely cleared his calendar in October, and barring new crises, the White House expects Mr. Obama to be on the campaign trail almost daily leading up to Election Day.
Preserving his impressive policy legacy will require Clinton to win in November. He knows it, and he’s by far the best political talent either side will have on the trail. It certainly can’t hurt.