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The Unforgotten Voter

by Amity Shlaes
November 6, 2008

One of the things people like about President-elect Obama is that he doesn’t fit that neatly into any interest-group category, as I discuss in this article….When candidates fit too neatly into categories, voters know that they will be forgotten if they don’t fit into a category. The best explanation for Obama’s performance was that he was not exclusive, as Hillary Clinton was. The voter felt remembered, and remembered therefore to betake himself to the polls.

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