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I don't usually indulge in immediate commentary like this.  

I've had way more than my share of "disappointments"with The President's style, but I just have to say that I am blown away by the mastery of the speech I just watched.  Several times the thought crossed my mind that I was watching history being made.

He took it to them and didn't miss a cue, and yet there was no way to refute a thing he said. I am truly in awe of this speech, and I have watched a few.

I will also refrain from displaying my political acumen and incisive cynicism by shutting up now.

Yes, I took a drink every time he mentioned America.

Thank you for listening

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